Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 5th, 2009
"To determine the mechanism by which vitamin D deficiency mediates accelerated cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes mellitus, we investigated the effects of active vitamin D on macrophage cholesterol deposition. We obtained macrophages from 76 obese, diabetic, hypertensive patients with vitamin D deficiency (25-hydroxyvitamin D<80 nmol/L; group A) and 4 control groups: obese, diabetic, hypertensive patients with normal...
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