Serum vitamin-D predicts insulin resistance in individuals with prediabetes
The aim of this study was to identify vitamin D deficiency among 157 patients with prediabetes (high blood sugar levels but not in the diabetes range) and to evaluate the relationship between vitamin D status and insulin resistance (the diminished ability of the body to respond to the action of insulin in decreasing blood sugars). The results showed that vitamin D deficiency played a role in the development or worsening of insulin resistance in individuals with prediabetes. Further details can be found in the study.
Dutta D, Maisnam I, Shrivastava A, Sinha A, Ghosh S, Mukhopadhyay P, Mukhopadhyay S, Chowdhury S. Serum vitamin-D predicts insulin resistance in individuals with prediabetes. Indian J Med Res. 2013 Dec;138(6):853-60.