Vitamin D Does Not Affect Isolated Systolic Hypertension

December 2013
American Family Physician;12/1/2013, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p739
Academic Journal
The article provides an answer to a question of whether treatment with vitamin D lower blood pressure in older patients with isolated systolic hypertension and low vitamin D levels.


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