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People with low blood levels of vitamin D have poorly functioning insulin-producing cells and show a poor response to insulin, even when their blood sugar levels are normal, according to researchers from University of California in Los Angeles.
After a study involving 126 healthy, glucose-tolerant subjects, the research team found that the lower the vitamin D concentration, the longer it took for blood glucose levels to decline during oral glucose testing.
Overall, subjects with low levels of vitamin D were more likely than those with higher concentrations to exhibit conditions associated with the so-called metabolic syndrome, such as obesity, high blood pressure and insulin resistance.
But the researchers also emphasized that correction of low vitamin D itself is not sufficient in the treatment of these conditions and too much vitamin D could also be harmful.
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