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Targeting Vitamin D Receptors Could Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

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Researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Western Australia discovered that mice in a high-glucose environment was associated with low levels of vitamin D receptors.  The scientists treated the beta cells with vitamin D (and LCA propiante), noting thereafter an increase in vitamin D receptors, which in turn, increased the number of genes that encode insulin. This discovery is seen as a new means to prevent the onset or delay the progression of prediabetes and early diabetes. Read more at the Medical News Today article.

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