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Type I Diabetes in Children and Vitamin D
West Virginia Medical Journal (2015)
  • Susan L Flesher, MD
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with multiple childhood diseases including type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). T1DM in children is becoming more prevalent, with a 23% increase nationally from 2001 to 2009. Similarly, West Virginia has had an 8.1% increase in children with type 1 Diabetes from 2008/2009 to 2010/2011. This article highlights the association between vitamin D and type 1 diabetes and discusses vitamin D’s potential role in the reduction and management of T1DM in children. 
Publication Date
Winter January, 2015
Citation Information
Susan L Flesher, MD. "Type I Diabetes in Children and Vitamin D" West Virginia Medical Journal (2015)
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