Epidemiological study to analyse the relationaship between vitamin D status and diabetes

  • Sonia Mercedes
Keywords: Vitamin D, diabetes, Epidemiological study, insulin resistance


Several epidemiological analyses of large datasets support that dietary vitamin D is associated with abnormal glucose homeostasis. Cross-sectional results from the Women’s Health Study show that in women dietary vitamin D is inversely associated with the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, but this relationship is not independent of total Ca intake.