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Can vitamin d help to prevent type 1 diabetes

Achieving high levels of vitamin D during young adulthood could halve the risk of developing adult-onset type 1 diabetes (T1D), a new study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found[1]. The large prospective study entitled: ‘Preclinical Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in a Cohort of U.S. Military Personnel’, showed that high vitamin D levels in blood may be protective against type 1 diabetes in non-Hispanic caucasian males.

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