Vitamin D deficiencies may lead to type 2 diabetes

Race affects obesity in vitamin D deficient kids

A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that vitamin D-deficient white children had higher abdominal fat levels while vitamin D-deficient black children had higher subcutaneous fat levels compared with their nondeficient counterparts. Low vitamin D also was linked to higher adiposity measures and lower HDL cholesterol levels in white and black children.”

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Pre-Diabetes Fast Facts

Pre-diabetes is a condition that raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and eye disease. People with pre-diabetes are 5-15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than are people with normal glucose values. Progression to diabetes among those with pre-diabetes is not inevitable. Studies show that people with pre-diabetes who lose at least 7% of their body weight and engage in moderate physical activity at least 150 minutes per week can prevent or delay diabetes and even return their blood glucose levels to normal. More facts…

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