30 Mar '12, 11pm

Vitamin D Levels May Predict Diabetes | Care2 Healthy Living: Researchers followed almost 500 obese and non-over...

Vitamin D Levels May Predict Diabetes | Care2 Healthy Living: Researchers followed almost 500 obese and non-over...

Researchers followed almost 500 obese and non-overweight children to determine the factors that are involved with diabetes in later years. They found a surprising connection between low vitamin D levels and insulin resistance and an increased likelihood of experiencing type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependant diabetes). Published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , Micah Olson, MD, and colleagues reported the news that vitamin D levels also seemed to be lower in children suffering from obesity compared to thin children. The researchers indicated that obese children would need an additional 600 to 1200 IU daily to make up the difference in vitamin D levels found in the study. Be sure to consult a qualified nutritionist before starting a child on vitamin D. Subscribe to my free e-newsletter World’s Healthiest News for more health and nutrition news, tips, r...

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