Vitamin D reduces symptoms of nerve damage in diabetic patients

Vitamin D for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy

This study assessed the effect of vitamin D in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage). Vitamin D was administered to 143 patients with diabetes and neuropathy. The results showed that treatment with vitamin D is associated with a significant decrease in the symptoms of painful diabetic neuropathy. More details can be found in the study.
Basit A, Basit KA, Fawwad A, Shaheen F, Fatima N, Petropoulos IN, Alam U, Malik RA.
Vitamin D for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy.
BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2016 Feb 10;4(1):e000148.


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