Which circulating level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D is appropriate?

@article{Lips2004WhichCL,
  title={Which circulating level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D is appropriate?},
  author={Paul Th A M Lips},
  journal={The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={89-90 1-5},
  pages={
          611-4
        }
}
  • Paul Th A M Lips
  • Published 2004 in
    The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular…
Moderate Vitamin D deficiency causes secondary hyperparathyroidism and bone loss, leading to osteoporosis and fractures. Controversy exists which circulating level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OH)D is appropriate. The high incidence of hip fractures at northern latitudes suggest a relationship with Vitamin D deficiency. However, international studies show lower serum 25(OH)D levels in southern than in northern Europe. Serum 25(OH)D was not a risk factor for hip fractures in several epidemiological… CONTINUE READING
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