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Author Lerner, Vladimir
Title Vitamin D Deficiency
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (201 pages)
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Series Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
Note Intro -- VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY -- NUTRITION AND DIET RESEARCH PROGRESS -- VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- Contents -- Preface -- CHAPTER 1. Update on Low Levels of 25OHDand Outcomes: Our Experience -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Metabolism of Vitamin D -- Biochemical Index of Nutritional Vitamin D Status -- Dietary Recommended Intake of Vitamin D and Levels of 250HD -- Inadequacy of Vitamin D -- 1. Prevalence -- a) Newborns and Their Mothers -- b) Infants and Children -- c) Healthy Adults from 24 till 55ys. of Age -- d) Adults Older than 65 ys. -- e) Institutionalized Adults -- 2. Importance of Vitamin D Deficiency in Clinical and PharmacologicalInterventions -- Biochemical Assays of 25OHD -- Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 2. Vitamin D Deficiency:An Independent Risk-Factoror a Marker of Poor Health -- Abstract -- Landmarks in the Historyof Vitamin D -- Mechanism of Action of Vitamin D -- Extra-Skeletal ("Non-Classical") Effects ofVitamin D -- Vitamin D, Muscle Strength and Falls -- Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Morbidity -- Vitamin D and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus -- Vitamin D and the Immune System -- Vitamin D and Autoimmune Diseases -- Vitamin D and Cancer -- The Complexity of Assessing the Role of VitaminD Deficiency in Extra-Skeletal Morbidity -- Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 3. Vitamin D and Hypertension -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Levels of Vitamin D -- Epidemiology -- Vitamin D and Hypertension:Biological Mechanisms -- Vitamin D and the Antihypertensive Response -- References -- CHAPTER 4. Vitamin D Deficiency andCardiovascular Disease -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Vitamin D Role in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology -- Vitamin D Deficiency and CardiovascularEpidemiology -- Vitamin D Supplementation and CardiovascularDisease Prevention
Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 5. Role of Hypovitaminosis Din Osteoporotic Hip Fracture -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Differences between Neck and Trochanteric HF -- Prevalence of Hypovitaminosis D in HF -- Hipovitaminosis D and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism -- Hypovitaminosis D and Related Risk Factorsin Patients with HF -- Hypovitaminosis D as a Risk Factor for HF -- Risk Factors for Hypovitaminosis D -- Sun Exposure -- Undernutrition -- Functional Status -- Latitude -- Hypovitaminosis D and Other Risk Factorsfor Femoral Neck and Intertrochanteric HF -- Vitamin D and Other Parameters of Bone Mineral Metabolism -- BMD and Geometrical Parameters -- Risk Factors in Younger Patients -- Seasonal Variation of HF Incidence -- Importance of Hypovitaminosis Din the Clinical Presentation of HF -- Myopathy -- Severity of Hip Fracture -- Concomitant Fractures -- Vitamin D Treatment in HF -- Primary Prevention -- Secondary Prevention -- Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 6. Vitamin D, Nutritional Imprintingand Prostate Cancer -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Nutritional Imprinting -- Vitamin D Intake -- Vitamin D Physiology -- Potential Programming Effects of Vitamin D -- Vitamin D, Imprinting and Cancer? -- Vitamin D, Imprinting and Prostate Cancer:Potential Mechanisms -- Epidemiological Evidence -- Experimental Evidence -- Clinical Trial Evidence -- Conclusion -- Future Research Directions -- References -- CHAPTER 7. Vitamin D Deficiency in Childrenand Adolescents -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Vitamin D -- The Unit Definition of Vitamin D -- Sources of Vitamin D -- Sun Exposure -- Nutrition -- Physiology -- Synthesis of Vitamin D3 -- Liver -- Kidney -- Effect of Vitamin D -- Definition of Vitamin D status -- Vitamin D Insufficiency -- Vitamin D Deficiency
Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency,Vitamin D Deficiency and Rickets -- North America -- Neonate -- Infants and Older Children -- Other Countries -- Pregnancy and Breast Feeding -- Vitamin D in Infancy -- Increased Skin Pigmentation -- Excessive Use of Sunscreen -- Sunscreen Study -- Low/Decreased Sun Exposure due to Pollution -- Vitamin D Pollution Study -- Over Clothing -- HIV Positive Patients -- Decreased Bioavailability, Decreased Synthesis and IncreasedMetabolism of 25OHD -- Obesity -- Malabsorption -- Increased Catabolism -- Urinary Loss -- Decreased Synthesis -- Skeletal Effect of Vitamin D -- Classification of Rickets -- Osteomalacia -- Extra- Skeletal Effect of Vitamin D -- Cardiovascular System -- Diabetes -- Cancer -- Immune System -- Adaptive Immunity -- Innate Immunity -- Autoimmune Disease -- Multiple Scleriosis (MS) -- Psoriasis -- Schizophrenia and Depression -- Treatment -- Vitamin D -- Conventional Dose -- Infant and Children -- Calcium -- Prophylaxis/Vitamin D Supplement -- References -- CHAPTER 8. Vitamin D in the Elderly -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Vitamin D Metabolism in the Elderly -- Prevalence and Definitions -- The Health Effects of Low Vitamin Din the Elderly -- Falls and Fractures -- Immune System -- Colon Cancer -- Breast Cancer -- Prostate Cancer -- Ovarian Cancer and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma -- Cognitive Function -- Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality -- Vitamin D Supplementation in the Elderly -- Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 9. Schizophrenia, Vitamin D andAutoimmunity - Are Low SerumVitamin D Levels Related to ImmuneSystem Abnormalities? New Aspectsand Review of the Literature -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Pathogenesis of Schizophrenia,the Immune Theory -- Vitamin D Levels and Abnormalitiesof the Central Nervous System -- Material and Methods -- Patient Sera -- Results -- Patients
Effect of Nutrition on Vitamin D Concentrations -- Vitamin D Serum Concentrations -- Vitamin D Levels and Concomitant Medications -- Discussion -- References -- COMMENTARY. Vitamin D levels and BisphosphonateTreatment in Patients with Paget'sDisease of Bone -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Bisphosphonates in Paget's Disease of Bone -- Hypocalcaemia and SecondaryHyperparathyroidism afterBisphosphonate Treatment -- Recommendations and Perspectives -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
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Link Print version: Lerner, Vladimir Vitamin D Deficiency Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2012 9781614709640
Subject Vitamin D deficiency.;Vitamin D in human nutrition.;Deficiency diseases
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