Vitamin D deficiency in the 21st century: a persistent problem among Canadian infants and mothers
- ask the RD. Lofshult, Diane // IDEA Fitness Journal;Feb2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p60
The article provides an answer to a question on how to determine vitamin D deficiency.
- Response to the editorial on "Defining vitamin D deficiency, using surrogate markers". Chakraborty, Subhosmito; Mallath, Mohandas K. // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p246
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Defining Vitamin D Deficiency, Using Surrogate Markers" by M. K. Garg published in the journal in 2013.
- Vitamin D supplements in adults. // WHO Drug Information;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the incidence of vitamin D deficiency in adults. Need for dietary vitamin D supplementation; Conditions associated with hypovitaminosis D; Role of increased calcium intake by older people in the prevention of osteoporosis.
- Redefining vitamin D deficiency: Reply to comments. Garg, M. K.; Mahalle, N.; Kalra, Sanjay // Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p247
A response from the authors of the article "Defining Vitamin D Deficiency, Using Surrogate Markers" published in the journal in 2013 is presented.
- Vitamin D deficiency and whole-body and femur bone mass relative to weight in healthy newborns. Weiler, Hope; Fitzpatrick-Wong, Shirley; Veitch, Rebecca; Kovacs, Heather; Schellenberg, Jeannine; McCloy, Ursula; Chui Kin Yuen // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p757
Background: Vitamin D is required for normal bone growth and mineralization. We sought to determine whether vitamin D deficiency at birth is associated with bone mineral content (BMC) of Canadian infants. Methods: We measured plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] as an indicator of vitamin D...
- Vitamin D in pregnancy: an old problem still to be solved? Williams, A. F. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2007, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p740
The author reflects on the article "High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in newborn infants of high-risk mothers." He cited the high incidence of hypovitaminosis D among the infants born in Rotterdam in the Netherlands and stresses that the disease usually occurs to infants born from...
- Is Technology Spreading Sickness? Kandaswamy, Deepa // Dataquest;6/1/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p72
The author discusses the issue on health in India. She notes that despite the wealth brought by technology, the health issue in the country has not improved. She cites that according to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, 60 percent of the population is suffering from Vitamin D...
- Vitamin D Deficiency--A Clinical Spectrum: Is There a Symptomatic Nonosteomalacic State? Kanekar, Amar; Sharma, Manoj; Joshi, V. R. // International Journal of Endocrinology;2010, p1
Vitamin D deficiency is not uncommon even in the sunny land of India. Lack of sun exposure and inadequate oral intake are both responsible for vitamin D deficiency. This article provides a retrospective, examining the effects of Vitamin D deficiency in 71 patients. The study's inclusion...
- A case series of vitamin D deficiency in mothers affecting their infants. Atisha Pandya; Ahmed Aldouri; Nikila Pandya; Bim Bhaduri // Infant;Nov2010, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p196
Vitamin D plays an essential role in calcium homeostasis, prevention of rickets and the development and maintenance of the skeleton. We present three cases representing the spectrum of maternal vitamin D deficiency affecting the infants of deficient mothers. We would like to highlight the...