Studies related to Insulin Sensitivity and Vitamin D

The Effect Of Vitamin D3 On Insulin Secretion And Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity In Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Effect Increase
Trial Design Non-controlled trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 10
Sex Female
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
Study conducted in diabetic (type II) women with insulin resistance.

A month of vitamin D supplementation at 1332 IU was able to increase insulin secretion by 34.3%. This increased secretion was significantly correlated with serum vitamin D levels.

After one month, a 21.4% decrease in peripheral insulin resistance was also seen.

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