From a nurse's perspective, I want to bring healing to those who read my blog. I believe in integrative/nutritional medicine. Mind, body and spirit.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Vitamin Supplementation with Gestational Diabetes
This was emailed to me and I thought it could be useful for expectant moms out there who liked to stay informed.
"Vitamin D supplementation effective in gestational diabetics
As reported in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vitamin D3 supplementation (50,000 IU at baseline and d 21) of gestational diabetics (n=54) resulted in a significant reduction in FBG, insulin, HOMA-IR, TC, and LDL-C compared to supplementation with placebo. Vitamin D3 supplementation had no effect on inflammation or oxidative stress."