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Racial differences in the relationship between vitamin D, bone mineral density, and parathyroid hormone in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
SummaryIt is unclear whether optimal levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) in whites are the same as in minorities. In adult participants of NHANES, the relationships between 25(OH)D, bone mineralExpand
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Dietary factors and the risk of incident kidney stones in men: new insights after 14 years of follow-up.
Diet plays an important role in the pathogenesis of kidney stones. Because the metabolism of many dietary factors, such as calcium, may change with age, the relation between diet and kidney stonesExpand
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Obesity, weight gain, and the risk of kidney stones.
CONTEXT Larger body size may result in increased urinary excretion of calcium, oxalate, and uric acid, thereby increasing the risk for calcium-containing kidney stones. It is unclear if obesityExpand
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Body size and 24-hour urine composition.
BACKGROUND Greater body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for kidney stones. However, the relation between BMI and the urinary excretion of many lithogenic factors remains unclear. METHODS WeExpand
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Plasma fibroblast growth factor 23, parathyroid hormone, phosphorus, and risk of coronary heart disease.
BACKGROUND Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23), parathyroid hormone (PTH), and phosphorus all have been proposed as plasma biomarkers for the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) inExpand
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Diabetes mellitus and the risk of nephrolithiasis.
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance is a central feature of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and may increase the risk of kidney stone formation. Existing cross-sectional data on the association between DMExpand
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Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Risk of Incident Hypertension Among Young Women
Numerous cross-sectional studies demonstrate an inverse association between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and blood pressure or hypertension. Prospective data, however, are limited. Among 1484Expand
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DASH-style diet associates with reduced risk for kidney stones.
The impact of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet on kidney stone formation is unknown. We prospectively examined the relation between a DASH-style diet and incident kidney stonesExpand
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History of kidney stones and the risk of coronary heart disease.
IMPORTANCE Kidney stone disease is common and may be associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Previous studies of the association between kidney stones and CHD have oftenExpand
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Fructose consumption and the risk of kidney stones.
Fructose consumption has markedly increased over the past decades. This intake may increase the urinary excretion of calcium, oxalate, uric acid, and other factors associated with kidney stone risk.Expand
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