In Australian adults, lower 25(OH)D concentrations were associated with increased MetS risk and higher WC, serum triglyceride, fasting glucose, and insulin resistance at 5 yr. Vitamin D supplementation studies are required to establish whether the link between vitamin D deficiency and MetS is causal.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism|
|Publication status||Published - 22 Mar 2012|
Gagnon, C., Lu, Z. X., Magliano, D. J., Dunstan, D. W., Shaw, J. E., Zimmet, P. Z., Sikaris, K., Ebeling, P. R., & Daly, R. M. (2012). Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with increased risk of the development of the metabolic syndrome at five years: results from a national, population-based prospective study (the Australian diabetes, obesity and lifestyle study: AusDiab). The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(6), 1953-1961. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2011-3187