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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:23-0500
Vitamin D deficiency is common in cystic fibrosis. Vitamin D deficiency frequently persists despite aggressive treatment with ergocalciferol, a vitamin D preparation also known as vitamin...
Vitamin D is available in two forms, vitamin D2 and vitamin D3. It has previously been assumed that these two forms maintain blood vitamin D equally. However, this may not be the case. ...
- Screening the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among Egyptian hemodialysis patients on a single center (Ain Shams University hospital). - Assessing the effect of the native t...
Randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of vitamin D supplementation (cholecalciferol, 4,000 IU/day for 6 months, in 104 postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes melli...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as arsenic trioxide, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. C...
Vitamin D deficiency is a risk factor for multiple sclerosis and associated with higher disease activity. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of cholecalciferol and calcitriol on axon...
Vitamin D has been suggested as a protective compound for diabetes mellitus. Several mechanisms linking vitamin D to the regulation of the immune response support a role for vitamin D in the pathogene...
Vitamin D deficiency can lead to male hypogonadism in diabetes mellitus,but the target organs and the mechanism driving the disorder are unclear. This experiment was designed to study the relationship...
Inverse associations between vitamin D status and risk of type 2 diabetes observed in epidemiological studies could be biased by confounding and reverse causality. We investigated the prospective asso...
Diabetic kidney disease (DKD), defined as reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR), elevated urine albumin excretion, or both that is clinically attributable to diabetes, is a common and morbid diabet...
A cytochrome P-450 enzyme that has specificity for CHOLECALCIFEROL (Vitamin D3). It hydroxylates the molecule at carbon position 24.
Hydroxy analogs of vitamin D 3; (CHOLECALCIFEROL); including CALCIFEDIOL; CALCITRIOL; and 24,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D 3.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with the disease of diabetes mellitus. Due to the impaired control of BLOOD GLUCOSE level in diabetic patients, pathological processes develop in numerous tissues and organs including the EYE, the KIDNEY, the BLOOD VESSELS, and the NERVE TISSUE.
A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.