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Vitamin D3 supplementation and body composition in persons with obesity and type 2 diabetes in the UAE: A randomized controlled

Endocrinology
Author
Sadiya A et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2015

Country : UAE

Journal : Clinical Nutrition

Background & aim The co-existence of vitamin D deficiency with obesity and type 2 diabetes is highly prevalent in the United Arab Emirates. We do not have studies evaluating the vitamin D dose response and sufficiency, and if sufficient substitution dose during a longer period could decrease obesity or change fat distribution in obese type 2 diabetic vitamin D deficient Emiratis. Methods A randomized double-blind clinical trial was conducted for 6 months followed by another 6 months of un-blinded follow up with 87 obese, type 2 diabetic …
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