Vitamin D levels and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes

  title={Vitamin D levels and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes},
  author={Sarita Bajaj and Raj Singh and Neeraj Dwivedi and Kamaljeet Singh and Arvind Gupta and Manoj Mathur},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
BACKGROUND Vitamin D has important actions on glucose metabolism. These include improved insulin exocytosis, direct stimulation of insulin receptor, improved uptake of glucose by peripheral tissues, improving insulin resistance. It has got various pleiotropic effects like suppression of cell mediated immunity, regulation of cell proliferation, stimulation of neurotropic factors such as nerve growth factor, Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor, neurotropin, suppression of RAAS, reduction… CONTINUE READING


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