Yes, I heard about it too. I just watched a video about Vitamin D where the docs says that Vitamin D deficiency can cause diabetes and diabetes II. It seems Vitamin D has been linked to a lot of diseases, including cancer. Here is the video I was taking about: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hp5_m_dQXco
Also - salmon, milk and orange juice are also all good sources.
Granted - milk and OJ are probably not the best foods for a diabetic, but salmon is.
Also, for those with skin cancer issues - according to the National Institutes of Health, it does not take much sunlight to produce adequate amounts of vitamin D: perhaps as little as 30 minutes of daytime exposure twice a week.
I am T2 on metformin and Glyubride. After adding a vitamin D3 supplement, 2000 iu daily, I found my fasting numbers dropped by about 10 % on a very consistant basis. Interestingly I live in the desert southwest and even though I am outdoors in the daylight in shorts and t shirt 30-60 minutes daily I was able to benefit from the additional D3.
Please talk to your doctor before adding any supplement.
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