Experts tie calcium concentrations to diabetes risk

09/24/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Data on 863 participants indicated that those with the highest serum calcium concentrations had higher odds of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers found that only those with the highest concentrations showed a significant increase in incident diabetes after adjusting for factors including family history, insulin sensitivity and plasma glucose levels. The results were presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting.

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