Vitamin D: A possible ally in the fight against diabetes

When I left hospital in 2012 my doctor suggested vitamin D as a good supplement to take daily in out northern climate. Turns out research shows benefits to blood sugar regulation from vitamin D. This article from McMaster explains the science and benefits.

The Bottom Line

  • Vitamin D can be obtained in small amounts from food, sunlight, or supplements; and can help regulate insulin levels.
  • Vitamin D supplementation may help lower average blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes; and is especially effective in people who also have a vitamin D deficiency, and are non-obese and deficient.
  • Supplementation for more than 12 weeks at ≥ 1000 IU/day may be most beneficial.

Read the full article at the link below;

Vitamin D and Diabetes