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Will taking a vitamin d supplement affect type 2 diabetes?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO

There is no evidence that vitamin d supplement will help diabetes.
[ vitamin d deficiency may , although this is far from proven, worsen Insulin sensitivity.].

In brief: NO

There is no evidence that vitamin d supplement will help diabetes.
[ vitamin d deficiency may , although this is far from proven, worsen Insulin sensitivity.].
Dr. Thomas Wright
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

There is some laboratory support for the idea that low levels of vit d cause lead to lower responsiveness to Insulin and higher sugars.
Clinical studies in humans have not shown significant improvement in patients taking large amounts of vit d. Maintaining normal vit d levels can lead to better bone health, more energy, and improved sense of well-being.

In brief: Possibly

There is some laboratory support for the idea that low levels of vit d cause lead to lower responsiveness to Insulin and higher sugars.
Clinical studies in humans have not shown significant improvement in patients taking large amounts of vit d. Maintaining normal vit d levels can lead to better bone health, more energy, and improved sense of well-being.
Dr. Susan Wingo
Dr. Susan Wingo
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics

In brief: See below

People with low levels of vitamin D appear to have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, even if they aren't overweight or obese.
Previous research has found that people with low vitamin D levels are more likely to be obese and to have diabetes, prediabetes and related disorders.Please see your doctor for follow-up.

In brief: See below

People with low levels of vitamin D appear to have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, even if they aren't overweight or obese.
Previous research has found that people with low vitamin D levels are more likely to be obese and to have diabetes, prediabetes and related disorders.Please see your doctor for follow-up.
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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