Vitamin D deficiency is associated with high prevalence of diabetes in Kuwaiti adults: results from a national survey.

Zhang, Fang Fang.
Al Hooti, Suad.
Al Zenki, Sameer.
Alomirah, Husam.
Jamil, Kazi M.
Rao, Aravinda.
Al Jahmah, Nasser.
Saltzman, Edward.
Ausman, Lynne M..
2016

Background: Vitamin D homeostasis may play a critical role in glucose metabolism. Little is known on vitamin D deficiency and its association with diabetes in countries of the Arabia Gulf where the population is experiencing a rapid increase in the incidence of diabetes.

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Zhang, Fang, Suad Al Hooti, Sameer Al Zenki, Husam Alomirah, Kazi M. Jamil, Aravinda Rao, Nasser Al Jahmah, Edward Saltzman, and Lynne M. Ausman. "Vitamin D deficiency is associated with high prevalence of diabetes in Kuwaiti adults: results from a national survey." BMC Public Health 16, no. 1 (12, 2016): 1-9.
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