Vitamin D3 1000IU - 60s
- Vitamin D3 helps in the development and maintenance of bones and teeth, and contributes to the normal function of the immune system.
Vitamin D3 helps in the development and maintenance of bones and teeth, but it also contributes to immune system function. Research shows that the D3 form (cholecalciferol) is significantly more potent and effective than the D2 form (ergocalciferol). Although sunlight exposure results in some vitamin D production, not enough vitamin D is produced, especially with most individuals staying out of the sun or applying sun-block which dramatically reduces production.
Bearing in mind that the main defects in type 2 diabetes mellitus are reduced FPIS and insulin resistance, and the favourable effect vitamin D3 had on them, we suggest vitamin D3 deficiency may at least partly contribute to the impairment of insulin secretion and probably of insulin action.
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