Vitamin D deficiency in type 1 narcolepsy: a reappraisal.

  title={Vitamin D deficiency in type 1 narcolepsy: a reappraisal.},
  author={Yves Dauvilliers and Elisa Evangelista and R{\'e}gis Lopez and Lucie Barateau and Sabine Scholz and Barbara Crastes de Paulet and Bertrand Carlander and Isabelle Jaussent},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
OBJECTIVES Narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) is considered to be an immune-mediated disease in which environmental factors, such as vitamin D, might play a major role. The association between NT1 and vitamin D deficiency has previously been reported. The aim of this case-control study was to reassess vitamin D levels in a large clinic-based adult and paediatric population of patients with NT1 by considering several potential confounding factors. METHODS The serum level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD… CONTINUE READING


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