Effect of winter oral vitamin D3 supplementation on cardiovascular risk factors in elderly adults.

@article{Scragg1995EffectOW,
  title={Effect of winter oral vitamin D3 supplementation on cardiovascular risk factors in elderly adults.},
  author={R Scragg and Kay Tee Khaw and Se{\'a}n Murphy},
  journal={European journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={49 9},
  pages={640-6}
}
OBJECTIVE A possible role for vitamin D deficiency in contributing to the winter increase in cardiovascular disease mortality was investigated by testing the effect of vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors during winter. DESIGN Randomised double-blind trial of vitamin D supplementation in winter. SUBJECTS Men and women, mean age 70 years (range 63-76) recruited from general practitioner age-sex registers in Cambridge (UK). INTERVENTION 95 people… CONTINUE READING

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