Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, obesity and the metabolic syndrome among Korean children.

@article{Lee2013Serum2D,
  title={Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, obesity and the metabolic syndrome among Korean children.},
  author={S. H. Lee and Seon Mee Kim and Hye Soon Park and Kyung Mook Choi and Geum Ju Cho and Byung Joon Ko and Jang Heub Kim},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={
          785-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Evidence of the relationship between serum vitamin D levels and cardiovascular risk factors in children is limited. We investigated the associations between serum vitamin D levels (25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D]) and obesity and metabolic syndrome and its components in Korean children. METHODS AND RESULTS We recruited 1660, nine-year-old, Korean children (904 boys and 756 girls) who voluntarily participated in this study while being examined during school-based health… CONTINUE READING

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