This study aimed to determine and compare the vitamin D status of adults in Saudi Arabia with and without type 1 diabetes mellitus. A total of 60 adults with type 1 diabetes and 60 healthy controls were included in the study. The results revealed that vitamin D deficiencies were frequently found among type 1 diabetes patients. The authors suggested that vitamin D supplementation can be beneficial to prevent diabetes. Further details can be found in the study.
Marilyn Lacroix, Marie-Claude Battista, Myriam Doyon, Ghislaine Houde, Julie Ménard, Jean-Luc Ardilouze, Marie-France Hivert, Patrice Perron