Is vitamin D deficiency an independent risk factor for obesity and abdominal obesity in women?

Tamer G., MESCİ B. , Tamer İ., Coksert Kilic D., Arik S.

ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA, cilt.63, ss.196-201, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 63 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.196-201


Introduction: Vitamin D has been determined to have some effects on p cell function and insulin sensitivity, and it is known that type 2 diabetes mellitus and hyperparathyroidism can cause obesity. The aim of our study was to investigate if vitamin D deficiency without diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome is associated with obesity and abdominal obesity.