Cholecalciferol significantly increases 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in adults with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Stephenson2007CholecalciferolSI,
  title={Cholecalciferol significantly increases 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in adults with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Anne L Stephenson and Michelle Brotherwood and Ronalee Robert and Eshetu G Atenafu and Mary Corey and Elizabeth D Tullis},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={
          1307-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin D deficiency is increasingly being recognized and treated in patients with cystic fibrosis, although the treatment guidelines are not proven and the effectiveness of vitamin D preparations is untested. OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] deficiency in a large cohort of adults with cystic fibrosis and to evaluate the effectiveness of supplementation with cholecalciferol. DESIGN In this retrospective cohort… CONTINUE READING