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Diabetics are 2X more likely to die if severely vitamin D deficient -May 2010

Low Vitamin D Tied to Diabetes Mortality Risk

OBGYN News Volume 45, Issue 5, Page 37 (May 2010)
Doug Brunk

SAN DIEGO — Patients with type 2 diabetes and severe vitamin D deficiency face a twofold increased risk of all-cause mortality, independent of urinary albumin excretion rate and conventional cardiovascular risk factors, results from a long-term observational study showed.

PII: S0029-7437(10)70214-7 doi:10.1016/S0029-7437(10)70214-7 © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.