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HHS HealthBeat: Vitamin D and prediabetes

HHS HealthBeat March 20, 2012

Vitamin D and prediabetes

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New data show that compared to normal weight children, obese children have lower vitamin D levels. Prediabetes is a condition in which someone is thought to be at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Michele Hutchison is at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

"Those children with the lowest levels of vitamin D in their blood were also the children that seemed to be at the highest risk of having prediabetes, as measured by a marker for insulin resistance." (14 seconds)

Teenagers had lower vitamin D levels than younger children, partly because they often skipped breakfast and drank more soda.

The study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism was supported by the National Institutes of Health.



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