Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Mortality for Those With Diabetes
Mar 7, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Alayna Marteal Wyre, Pharm. D. Candidate, South College School of Pharmacy
Vitamin D deficiency is correlated with higher death rates, but research into the causes must continue.
Vitamin D complications and deficiency amongst persons with diabetes may often result in mortality. Multiple studies pinpoint the potentially high risks and links associated with Vitamin D deficiency in diabetes patients. Other studies confirm the correlation between high death rates and diabetes patients with Vitamin D deficiencies through in-depth questioning formulated by the Cochrane Collaboration. However, information is limited regarding the younger generation’s connection to Vitamin D deficiency and death rates, and more evidence is needed to draw conclusive results....
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