Association of serum vitamin D levels with chronic disease and mortality.

Association of serum vitamin D levels with chronic disease and mortality. Nutr Hosp. 2020 Feb 14;: Authors: Osorio Landa HK, Pérez Díaz I, Laguna Bárcenas SDC, López Navarro JM, Abella Roa MF, Corral Orozco M, Mancilla Ortega JP, Martínez Duarte DA, Morales Montalvo SI, Múzquiz Aguirre S, Sánchez Landa E Abstract INTRODUCTION: whether hypovitaminosis D is an overarching cause of increased mortality or a prognostic marker of poor health has not been well elucidated. OBJECTIVES: we sought to determine the association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25-(OH)-D3] levels with the clinical biochemical parameters and mortality risk in chronic diseases. METHODS: we reviewed the clinical charts and collected the clinical biochemical parameters of patients diagnosed with chronic conditions who had at least one 25-(OH)-D3 determination, with or without calcium and vitamin D supplementation, and who were selected using a cluster random sampling design (n = 1,705). The analysis was focused on metabolic disorders (type-2 diabetes mellitus [T2DM] and obesity), autoimmune disorders, and mortality. Multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed. RESULTS: low 25-(OH)-D3 levels were reported in 1,433 (84.0%) patients, of which 774 (45.4%) had insufficiency (20-29 ng/mL) and 659 (38.6%) patients had deficiency (
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