Vitamin D

Does Serum Vitamin D in Pregnancy Alter T1D Development Risk in Children?

Does Serum Vitamin D in Pregnancy Alter T1D Development Risk in Children?

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Study finds for the first time that during pregnancy the associations between serum 25OHD concentration and 2 single nucleotide polymorphisms are stronger in mothers of children with T1D.

Epstein-Barr Viral Load in MS Linked to Serum Vitamin D Levels

Epstein-Barr Viral Load in MS Linked to Serum Vitamin D Levels

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Serum vitamin D levels may impact Epstein-Barr virus in people with MS, according to research presented at ECTRIMS-ACTRIMS 2017.

Preventing URTI in Children: Does High-Dose Vitamin D Help or Harm?

Preventing URTI in Children: Does High-Dose Vitamin D Help or Harm?

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Previous trials suggested that vitamin D supplementation reduces rates of both influenza and other respiratory infections.

Pediatric Alopecia Areata Severity Linked to Serum Vitamin D

Pediatric Alopecia Areata Severity Linked to Serum Vitamin D

Researchers assessed the relationship between serum vitamin D levels, number of patches, and disease severity and duration.

Inflammatory Mediators Cut Following High-Dose Vitamin D3 Tx

Inflammatory Mediators Cut Following High-Dose Vitamin D3 Tx

Following experimental sunburn, patients receiving high-dose vitamin D3 had reduced inflammatory mediators vs placebo.

Colecalciferol Did Not Reduce Fracture or Fall Risks

Colecalciferol Did Not Reduce Fracture or Fall Risks

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Healthy middle-age patients who took colecalciferol did not have a reduced risk for fall or fracture.

Occupation Predictive of Vitamin D Deficiency Risk

Occupation Predictive of Vitamin D Deficiency Risk

A systematic review of 71 studies tied occupation type to likelihood of vitamin D deficiency.

CV Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Tied to Serum Vitamin D Levels

CV Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Tied to Serum Vitamin D Levels

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Patients with lower vitamin D levels had higher cIMT and were at elevated risk for cardiovascular conditions.

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Impact Insulin Sensitivity in T2D?

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Impact Insulin Sensitivity in T2D?

No difference was noted among groups related to insulin sensitivity following vitamin D supplementation.

Insulin Sensitivity Not Affected by Vitamin D Supplementation in Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin Sensitivity Not Affected by Vitamin D Supplementation in Type 2 Diabetes

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No between-group differences for factors such as glycemic control, endogenous glucose production, and insulin sensitivity were found.

Can Vitamin D Deficiency Lead To Chronic Tension-Type Headaches?

Can Vitamin D Deficiency Lead To Chronic Tension-Type Headaches?

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Serum 25(OH) D levels were associated with chronic tension-type headaches, musculoskeletal pain, and muscle weakness.

Is Normal Basal Bone Metabolism Vitamin D-Dependent in Postmenopausal Women With T2D?

Is Normal Basal Bone Metabolism Vitamin D-Dependent in Postmenopausal Women With T2D?

Findings in postmenopausal women with T2DM; correlations prominent in those with higher 25(OH)D

Effect of Monthly High-Dose Vitamin D on CVD

Effect of Monthly High-Dose Vitamin D on CVD

Study results question the efficacy of monthly vitamin D supplementation as a method to prevent CVD.

Vitamin D Deficiency in Overweight or Obese Children May Predict CVD Risk

Vitamin D Deficiency in Overweight or Obese Children May Predict CVD Risk

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Patients with vitamin D deficiency had significantly higher total cholesterol, non-HDL-C, triglycerides, and lipoprotein ratios overall.

Recommended Dietary Allowance of Vitamin D3 Lower Than IOM Suggestion

Recommended Dietary Allowance of Vitamin D3 Lower Than IOM Suggestion

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Using an immunoassay, researchers determined that vitamin D levels required are lower than the current level recommended by the Institute of Medicine.

Limited Association Between Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency

Limited Association Between Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency

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Researchers found no improvement in depression scores associated with vitamin D supplementation.

Hepatitis B Therapy Associated With Abnormal Bone Metabolism

Hepatitis B Therapy Associated With Abnormal Bone Metabolism

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Patients taking tenofovir should aim to maximize the phosphorous in their diet.

Statin Efficacy Reduced in Vitamin D Deficient Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

Statin Efficacy Reduced in Vitamin D Deficient Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy

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Researchers found that vitamin D deficiencies can modify the effect of rosuvastatin in patients with HIV.

Rates of Vitamin D Deficiency In Children Increase

Rates of Vitamin D Deficiency In Children Increase

Researchers identified a 15-fold increase in diagnoses of vitamin D deficiency in children between 2008 and 2014.

High-Intensity Statin Therapy and Vitamin D Supplementation in Coronary Artery Disease

High-Intensity Statin Therapy and Vitamin D Supplementation in Coronary Artery Disease

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Significantly decreased platelet reactivity occurred in patients who were given a new statin or an increased dose of a previous statin.

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