Type I Diabetes in Children and Vitamin DWest Virginia Medical Journal (2015)
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 DateWinter January, 2015
Citation InformationSusan L Flesher, MD. "Type I Diabetes in Children and Vitamin D" West Virginia Medical Journal (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/susan_fleshermd/1/