Study Protocol-Metabolic syndrome, vitamin D and bone status in South Asian women living in Auckland, New Zealand: A randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind vitamin D intervention
von Hurst, Pamela R × Stonehouse, Welma Matthys, Christophe Conlon, Cathryn Kruger, Marlena C Coad, Jane #
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Background: The identification of the vitamin D receptor in the endocrine pancreas suggests a role for vitamin D in insulin secretion. There is also some limited evidence that vitamin D influences insulin resistance, and thus the early stages of the development of type 2 diabetes.