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Low Vitamin D Levels May Increase Risk of Type 1 Diabetes, Harvard School of Public Health Study



2/5/2013 7:31:38 AM

Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by as much as 50%, according to researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The findings, if confirmed in future studies, could lead to a role for vitamin D supplementation in preventing this serious autoimmune disease in adults.

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