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Recent medical findings for a healthier body

Vitamin D & diabetes

ecent studies have shown a clear relationship between vitamin D and blood sugar control, suggesting vitamin D increases insulin sensitivity and improves pancreatic beta-cell function. In this new cross-sectional study involving 680 Brazilian women aged 35–74 years, the goal was to evaluate the possible association between vitamin D deficiency and increased blood sugar. Of the women interviewed, 3.5 per cent reported using vitamin D supplements. Vitamin

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