Differential effects of different vitamin D replacement strategies in patients with diabetes.

@article{Alam2014DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of different vitamin D replacement strategies in patients with diabetes.},
  author={Uazman Alam and Agnes Sze Wah Chan and April Buazon and Cristiano Van Zeller and Jacqueline Lesley Berry and Ravinder S Jugdey and Omar Asghar and John Kennedy Cruickshank and Ioannis N. Petropoulos and Rayaz A. Malik},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={66-70}
}
BACKGROUND The optimal treatment regimen for correcting vitamin D insufficiency in diabetic patients has not been established. METHODS Two hundred and forty four adult diabetic patients with vitamin D insufficiency were enrolled to receive: Ergocalciferol (D2) 50,000 IU daily over 10 days (500,000 IU) followed by Calcichew D3 (calcium carbonate/Cholecalciferol) BID (~24,000 IU cholecalciferol/month) (ECC) (n=53); Cholecalciferol (D3) 40,000 IU daily over 10 days (400,000 IU) followed by… CONTINUE READING
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