Association between vitamin D status and physical function in the severely obese.

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CONTEXT Mortality is 85% higher in severely obese subjects (body mass index [BMI] > 40 kg/m(2)) than in subjects with a healthy BMI; poor physical function may be contributory. Hypovitaminosis D is common in obese subjects and is associated with physical dysfunction in the elderly. OBJECTIVE We determined the relationship between vitamin D status and… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2014-1704

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