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Friday, 10 February, 2023

Can High-Dose Vitamin D Prevent Diabetes? — Medpage Today

Daily higher-dose vitamin D supplementation may help stave off diabetes in an at-risk population, researchers reported.

In a meta-analysis of three randomized clinical trials, vitamin D reduced the risk for type 2 diabetes by 15% in people with prediabetes (adjusted HR 0.85, 95% CI 0.75-0.96) in a model adjusted for age, gender, body mass index (BMI), race, and HbA1c, according to Anastassios Pittas, MD, MS, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues.

This translated to a 3.3% (95% CI 0.6-6.0%) absolute risk reduction over the course of 3 years, the researchers wrote in Annals of Internal Medicineopens in a new tab or window.

Read more at: https://www.medpagetoday.com/endocrinology/diabetes/102980

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