hrp0084p3-745 | Diabetes | ESPE2015
, Hassan Mona
, Sharaf Sahar
, Musa Noha
, Sameh Sally
Background: Many epidemiological studies have found high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in children with type 1-diabetes mellitus (T1D). 1,25(OH)2D is a potent immune-modulator that also enhances the production and secretion of several hormones, including insulin. The association of low serum 1,25(OH)2D levels with high glucose level and diminished insulin sensitivity suggests that vitamin D may modulate insulin metabolism.Aim and objectives: To scre...