Calcium and Vitamin D Help Tame Blood Sugar

June 2006
Environmental Nutrition;Jun2006, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p3
The article features the significance of calcium and vitamin D in regulating blood sugar and in preventing diabetes. New research suggests that getting enough calcium and vitamin D may be a key for reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Findings from the Nurses' Health Study and research at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts suggest that a combination of food and supplements offers promise of diabetes prevention.


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