Lack of Vitamin D in Diabetics May Triple Risk of Early Death

A recent Austrian study suggests that lack of vitamin D in people diagnosed with diabetes may triple the risk of early death.Lack of Vitamin D in Diabetics May Triple Risk of Early Death

For their study, the researchers analyzed records of 78,581 diabetics of all ages that have been treated at the General Hospital of Vienna in Austria from 1991 to 2011. After that, these data were matched with the Austrian national register of deaths 20 years later.

The analysis showed that patient that were considered deficient (vitamin D levels less than 50 nmol/L) were associated with a double or triple increase of risk of early death from any cause.

The researchers said: “Our survival data... confirm a strong association of vitamin D deficiency (under 50 nmol/L) with increased mortality. This association is most pronounced in the younger and middle-aged groups and for causes of deaths other than cancer and cardiovascular disease, especially diabetes.”

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