Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 13th, 2006
"An epidemiological retrospective study and a recent prospective study from Finland have both concluded that vitamin D3 supplementation at birth protects individuals from type 1 diabetes later in life. Moreover, it is thought that vitamin D3 supplementation, in particular its activated form, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25-(OH)2 D3 ] may act as an immunomodulator, facilitating the shift from a Th1 to a Th2 immune response," scientists writing in the journal...
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