What is the mortality associated with vitamin D deficiency and diabetes?

Updated: Dec 15, 2020
  • Author: Vin Tangpricha, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Joergensen et al determined that vitamin D deficiency in type 1 diabetes may predict all causes of mortality but not development of microvascular complications. [56] The contribution of vitamin D deficiency to mortality must be mediated by nonvascular mechanisms.


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