Sanne Westra

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AIMS To test whether vitamin D status was associated with health-related quality of life in people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS Demographic and clinical characteristics, including health-related quality of life scores, were obtained from 241 adult patients with Type 2 diabetes managed with oral hypoglycaemic agents. Health-related quality of(More)
OBJECTIVE Low vitamin D status has been associated with impaired glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in 275(More)
AIM To test whether a low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level explains the greater prevalence of depression among people with Type 2 diabetes. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional analysis of 527 people, aged 60-87 years, who participated in a population-based cohort study. Type 2 diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose and normal(More)
We thank Muscogiuri et al. (1) for their interest and kind comments on our recent study showing that treatment with vitamin D3 (50,000 IU/month) for 6 months did not improve glycemic control in patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes despite an adequate increase of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] in the treated group (60.6 nmol/L at baseline and(More)
Reak t ion im Sinne einer Pulsver langsamung, Ausble iben der A t rop inwi rkung i n bezug auf die Magensekre t ion nach unserer eigenen Be0baeh tung hgufig bei Psor ias iskranken, Fehlen der b lu td rucks te ige rnden Wi rkung des Adrenal in bei Greisen [ARNSTeIN] USW.), auf die wi t in e inem spgteren Zusammenhang zur f ickkommen werden, dtirfte auf Grund(More)