Prospective population-based study of the association between vitamin D status and incidence of autoimmune disease

@article{Skaaby2015ProspectivePS,
  title={Prospective population-based study of the association between vitamin D status and incidence of autoimmune disease},
  author={Tea Skaaby and Lise Lotte Nystrup Husemoen and Betina Heinsb{\ae}k Thuesen and Allan Linneberg},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2015},
  volume={50},
  pages={231-238}
}
Beside its traditional role in skeletal health, vitamin D is believed to have multiple immunosuppressant properties, and low vitamin D status has been suggested to be a risk factor in the development of autoimmune disease. We investigated the association between vitamin D status and development of autoimmune disease. We included a total of 12,555 individuals from three population-based studies with measurements of vitamin D status (25-hydroxy vitamin D). We followed the participants by linkage… CONTINUE READING
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