Vitamin D Status Is Associated with Intestinal Inflammation as Measured by Fecal Calprotectin in Crohn’s Disease in Clinical Remission

@article{Raftery2015VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D Status Is Associated with Intestinal Inflammation as Measured by Fecal Calprotectin in Crohn’s Disease in Clinical Remission},
  author={Tara C Raftery and Megan Merrick and Martin Healy and Nasir Mahmud and Colm A. O’Morain and Sin{\'e}ad M Smith and Deirdre McNamara and Maria A O’Sullivan},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={60},
  pages={2427-2435}
}
Vitamin D, as potential immune modulator, has been implicated as an environmental risk factor for Crohn’s disease (CD). Vitamin D status may be associated with disease risk, severity, activity, and progression. While associations between circulating 25OHD and markers of disease activity and inflammation in CD have been reported, the results are inconsistent. To determine the association between vitamin D status and markers of disease activity and inflammation in CD. One hundred and nineteen CD… CONTINUE READING
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