Anastassios Pittas, MD, MS

Institution: Tufts University
Research: Prevention and management of type 2 Diabetes
Categories: Tufts

The program focuses on the role of vitamin D in prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes ( The program is funded by NIH and ADA to conduct observational and randomized trials on prevention of type 2 diabetes. We have completed a large multi-center trial on vitamin D supplementation for prevention of type 2 diabetes ( and recently completed a second smaller 2-site trial on vitamin D supplementation for treatment of established type 2 diabetes. Tufts Medical Center also served as a clinical site for both trials.