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Reduced vitamin D levels in painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/dme.13798

This article outlines a study that purports a correlation between low vitamin d and peripheral neuropathy, taking into account exposure to sunlight and daily activity. It’s a small sample, but I think that the conclusions are remarkable.

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Very interesting. Just referred someone on another site to this article. That persons neuropathy is so bad they are contemplating elective foot amputations! Would be wonderful if Vit D supplement could help.

They do not know if it a cause or correlation. I feel better, however, in taking extra Vit D to help prevent neuropathy, which my father and a grandmother had.

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Very interesting conclusion.

The next step would have been to give Vitamin D to those who scored low, and see if it made a difference. I am really surprised that they did not do it. Instead of in interesting but by no means conclusive study it would be a breakthrough–if it had worked of course.

Or maybe they did it but did not report it :slight_smile:

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