Vitamin D deficiency: a concern in pregnant Asian women.

@article{Alfaham1995VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency: a concern in pregnant Asian women.},
  author={Mazin Alfaham and Sims Woodhead and Gordon Pask and Derrick Davies},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={881-7}
}
Vitamin D status of Asian mothers in Cardiff was investigated during early pregnancy and at the time of the birth of their babies, using serum parathyroid hormone (PTH). Median values in Asian (n 32) and Caucasian (n 63) mothers in early pregnancy were 1.56 and 0.81 pmol/l respectively. PTH levels from a separate sample of nineteen Asian and twenty-five Caucasian mothers at the time of birth were 3.0 and 2.20 pmol/l respectively. Altogether twelve Asian and two Caucasian women had elevated PTH… CONTINUE READING

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