Vitamin D intake may not lower type 1 diabetes risk in children

09/12/2011 | Irish Medical Times/Medical Publications Ltd.

A follow-up study in Diabetologia revealed that vitamin D intake and 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels during infancy were not associated with islet autoimmunity in young children. The findings contradict some previous studies that showed vitamin D supplements might protect against type 1 diabetes in children, experts said.

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