Non-classical effects of vitamin D


Some studies support the involvement of vitamin D in modulating the inflammatory response and developing diabetes. Since the activation of inflammatory biomarkers, cytokines and pathways interferes with normal metabolism and disrupts proper insulin signaling and insulin resistance, it is hypothesized that vitamin D could influence lipid and glucose homeostasis by modulating inflammatory response and renin-angiotensin system. In this review discussed the mechanisms of the influence of vitamin D on metabolic disease.

Lilit V Egshatyan

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Endocrinology Research Centre, Moscow, Russia; A.I. Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia
Russian Federation, 117036, Россия, Москва, ул Дм. Ульянова 11


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