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Type 2 Diabetes - Are You Overdosing on Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is an important nutrient people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes must ensure they are taking in enough of each and every day. According to a research study published back in 2004 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, this powerful antioxidant increases insulin sensitivity by up to 60 percent. That rating is even better than the number-one diabetes drug metformin, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998. Sadly, many people fall short. This vitamin can be trying to take in as it is not found in very many everyday foods unless you are consuming larger amounts of fortified milk or orange juice, both of which are not recommended on a diet for blood sugar management.

If you have Type 2 diabetes, this is one of the most important nutrients you can take. When most people are tested with a simple blood test, they usually come up low on Vitamin D. Many people chose to add Vitamin D to their supplement regimen instead of relying on food inta…