Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: Results from the MONICA/KORA Augsburg study

Barbara Thorand, Astrid Zierer, Cornelia Huth, Jakob Linseisen, Christa Meisinger, Michael Roden, Annette Peters, Wolfgang Koenig & Christian Herder
Background: It has been suggested that vitamin D reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Also 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) may have immunomodulatory effects and it is well established that subclinical inflammation increases the risk of T2DM. Therefore, the aim was to assess the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]