Vitamin D deficiency is associated with diabetes

Vitamin D Deficiency is associated with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in HIV infection

The objective of this study was to determine whether vitamin D deficiency was associated with type 2 diabetes among HIV-infected patients. Data were obtained from all participants enrolled in the prospective Modena (Italy) HIV Metabolic Clinic Cohort. Results showed that HIV-infected patients with diabetes had lower vitamin D levels compared with those without diabetes. Further details can be found in the study.
Szep Z, Guaraldi G, Shah SS, Lo Re V 3rd, Ratcliffe SJ, Orlando G, Carli F, Rossi R, Rochira V, Tebas P. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus in HIV infection. AIDS. 2011 Feb 20;25(4):525-9.


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