March 23, 2008

From the News Wire: Vitamin D

This is the kind of story that makes me nervous. There may be some science value here, so it is worth reading and learning about.

On the other hand it is likely to be yet another guilt trip for those parents who are stressing that their actions caused their child's type 1. More likely it becomes a source of poorly informed comments to T1 parents, as in fodder for the food police.

So for what it is worth:

FRIDAY, March 21 (HealthDay News) -- Children who take vitamin D supplements may be less likely to develop type 1 diabetes later in life, according to researchers who analyzed the findings of five previously published studies.

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