Differences in response to conventional vitamin D therapy among obese and normal weight children and adolescents in Qazvin, Iran

Saffari, Fatemeh and Shahroodi, Parisa and Oveisi, Sonia and Esmailzadehha, Neda and Hajmanoochehri, Fatemeh and Jalilolghadr, Shabnam and Homaei, Ali (2017) Differences in response to conventional vitamin D therapy among obese and normal weight children and adolescents in Qazvin, Iran. International Journal of Pediatrics, 5 (9). pp. 5725-5732.

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Abstract

Background: Vitamin D (Vit D) deficiency is one of the major nutritional deficiencies in children. Obesity has inverse association with vitamin D levels. The aim of this study was to determine the differences in response to conventional treatment for Vit D deficiency and insufficiency in obese and normal weight children and adolescents.Methods: This nested case control study was conducted in 69 obese children and 133 normal weight matched control suffering from Vit D insufficiency or deficiency. Vit D deficiency was defined as serum 25(OH) D

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 23:33
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 23:33
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/951

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