Calcium, Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk
new study has shown that women who had higher intakes of vitamin D and calcium
seemed to have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The research was
collected from data from the Nurses’ Health Study, which has an enrollment
of 83,779 women.
women in the study who had a high intake of vitamin D from supplements had
a 13 percent lower risk of diabetes. The women who had the highest intake
of calcium had a 21 percent lower risk of developing diabetes than the women
with the lowest calcium intakes.
Diabetes Care, March 2006