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Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Low Vitamin D?

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Painful peripheral neuropathy is a common long-term complication in patients with type 2 diabetes. An analysis of blood samples from 483 type 2 diabetics revealed that those with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy were three times more likely to have severe vitamin D deficiency, leading researchers to suggest that low vitamin D status may be a risk factor for the condition. Frontiers in Nutrition, March 2021

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