Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men.

@article{Hannan2008Serum2D,
  title={Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men.},
  author={Marian Hannan and Heather J. Litman and Andre Araujo and Christine E. McLennan and Robert R Mclean and John B Mckinlay and Tai Chih Chen and Michael F Holick},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={
          40-6
        }
}
CONTEXT Although racial and ethnic differences in vitamin D status and bone mineral density (BMD) are recognized, less is known about how differences in vitamin D status impact BMD, especially among men. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to examine the relation between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and BMD by race and ethnic group. DESIGN We conducted a population-based, observational survey. PARTICIPANTS PARTICIPANTS included 1114 Black, Hispanic, and White men, 30-79 yr of age… CONTINUE READING