First trimester vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, and subsequent preeclampsia.


Previous studies report an association between vitamin D deficiency and hypertension, including the pregnancy-specific disorder preeclampsia. Circulating vitamin D is almost entirely bound to vitamin D binding protein, which increases 2-fold during pregnancy and previous studies have not examined vitamin D binding protein or free vitamin D levels. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.110.158238

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