Shining the light on Sunshine: a systematic review of the influence of sun exposure on type 2 diabetes mellitus-related outcomes.

@article{ShoreLorenti2014ShiningTL,
  title={Shining the light on Sunshine: a systematic review of the influence of sun exposure on type 2 diabetes mellitus-related outcomes.},
  author={Catherine Shore-Lorenti and Sharon Lee Brennan and Kerrie M Sanders and Rachel E Neale and Robyn M Lucas and Peter R. Ebeling},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2014},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={
          799-811
        }
}
Prospective observational studies uniformly link vitamin D deficiency with the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), yet trials supplementing participants at risk of T2DM with vitamin D to reduce progression to T2DM have yielded inconsistent results. Inconsistencies between supplementation trials may be due to insufficient dosing or small sample sizes. Observational studies may also have reported spurious associations due to uncontrolled confounding by lifestyle or genetic factors… CONTINUE READING
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