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.
Keywords: Vitamin D deficiency, 25(OH)D, 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):