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Vitamin D: Non-skeletal actions and rational use.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24094756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recent years have witnessed a substantial increase in the number of seric determinations of vitamin D, in a worldwide basis. At Hospital das Clínicas of Faculdade de Medicina of Universidade de São Paulo that increase reached 700% over the last four years. Nevertheless there are many controversies on the literature about the role of vitamin D in conditions unrelated to the musculoskeletal system. In this study the metabolism, sources and actions of vitamin D on the body are reviewed. Observational studies, clinical trials, systematic reviews and metanalysis which focused on the relationship between the vitamin and conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and falls were searched on the literature, analyzed and discussed. Results are presented as quiz and answer, tables and a figure. The role of vitamin D on the above-mentioned conditions is discussed, and the controversial issues stressed.
Authors:
Arnaldo Lichtenstein; Mario Ferreira-Júnior; Maria Mirtes Sales; Francisco Bueno de Aguiar; Luiz Augusto Fonseca; Nairo M Sumita; Alberto J S Duarte;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-10-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira (1992)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0104-4230     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Assoc Med Bras     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308586     Medline TA:  Rev Assoc Med Bras     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Editora Ltda. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Serviço de Clínica Geral e Propedêutica, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo (HC-FMUSP), São Paulo, SP, Brasil. Electronic address: alichten@usp.br.
Vernacular Title:
Vitamina D: ações extraósseas e uso racional.
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