Vitamin D status and its association with insulin resistance among type 2 diabetics: A case -control study in Ghana.
- Linda Ahenkorah Fondjo,
- William K B A Owiredu,
- Samuel Asamoah Sakyi,
- Edwin Ferguson Laing,
- Michael Acquaye Adotey-Kwofie,
- Enoch Odame Antoh,
- Eric Detoh
PLoS One 2017 19;12(4):e0175388. Epub 2017 Apr 19.
Nkawie Government Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.
Background: Vitamin D plays a major role in physiological processes that modulate mineral metabolism and immune function with probable link to several chronic and infectious conditions. Emerging data suggests a possible influence of vitamin D on glucose homeostasis. This study sought to provide preliminary information on vitamin D status among Ghanaian type 2 diabetics and assessed its association with glucose homeostasis. Read More