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Vitamin D Helps Stave Off Diabetes

by Sheela Philomena on October 23, 2013 at 10:54 AM
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 Vitamin D Helps Stave Off Diabetes

Daily dose of vitamin D can help prevent type 2 diabetes, say experts.

Researchers are carrying out a major clinical trial to confirm whether taking vitamin D can prevent or delay the condition, the Daily Express reported.

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They believe that the "sunshine vitamin" may reduce diabetes risk by 25 per cent.

The study led by Professor Philip Raskin, from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, is a four-year trial across America which will track 2,500 people age 30 or older who have pre-diabetes.

They will be given daily doses of vitamin D about five times higher than usually recommended.

Source: ANI
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