Vitamin D Status, Gender Differences, and Cardiometabolic Health Disparities

@article{Sanghera2017VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D Status, Gender Differences, and Cardiometabolic Health Disparities},
  author={Dharambir K Sanghera and Bishwa Raj Sapkota and Christopher Eric Aston and Piers Blackett},
  journal={Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism},
  year={2017},
  volume={70},
  pages={79 - 87}
}
Background: Vitamin D deficiency is an unrecognized epidemic found in India and also worldwide. Despite the high prevalence of diabetes among Indians, there is a paucity of data showing the relationship between vitamin D status and cardiometabolic disparities. In this study, we have examined the relationship between vitamin D and cardiometabolic traits in a population from India. Methods: Circulating 25(OH)D levels were measured in 3,879 participants from the Asian Indian Diabetic Heart Study… CONTINUE READING
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