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Vitamin D deficiency and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Vitamin D deficiency and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Controversial data on vitamin D and its impact on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have been noted. A meta-analysis of 26 studies was performed and found that vitamin D deficiency may raise the risk of gestational diabetes.

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Some evidence has shown that vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of gestational diabetes.

Reference

Amraei M, et al. Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency on Incidence Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018;9:7.