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The Institute for Vibrant Living shares a study that suggests Vitamin D reduces the risk of type 2 Diabetes. Good news for people at risk for Type 2 Diabetes! Some recent and ongoing studies suggest that there may now be a safe, inexpensive way to keep this disease at bay: taking Vitamin D supplements.
According to the American Diabetes Association, type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Also known as “adult-onset” (though it is sometimes diagnosed in children) diabetes, this disease is characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels and insulin insufficiency.
Long-term complications from type 2 diabetes include increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, limb amputation, blindness and kidney failure. It is estimated that 150 million people suffer from the disease worldwide. In the United States there are 23.6 million people (7.8% of the population) are living with diabetes, 90% of whom have type 2. Because its prevalence has double between 1990 and 2005, the Center for Disease Control has characterized it as an epidemic.
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