VDR Gene Variations Increase Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

VDR Gene Variations Increase Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

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VDR Gene Variations Increase Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

Certain variations in the DNA sequence of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene increase the risk for obesity in patients with type 2 diabetes, a South Korean study reports. The study, “The Associations Between Vitamin D Receptor BsmI and ApaI Polymorphisms and Obesity in Korean Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus,” was published in the journal Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy. Obesity is linked with a significantly higher risk of developing other…

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