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Gannagé-Yared, M.H., Chemali, R., Yaacoub, N. and Halaby, G. (2000) Hypovitaminosis D in Sunny Country: Relation to Lifestyle and Bone Markers. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 15, 1856-1862.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1359/jbmr.2000.15.9.1856

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  • TITLE: Hypovitaminosis D and Associated Risk Factors in Postmenopausal Women

    AUTHORS: Ana M. Masoni, Inés Menoyo, Roberto Bocanera, Stella M. Pezzotto, Mario E. Morosano

    KEYWORDS: Vitamin D, Parathyroid Hormone, Post-Menopause, Vitamin D Deficiency

    JOURNAL NAME: Health, Vol.6 No.11, May 21, 2014

    ABSTRACT: Given the relevance of vitamin D in calcium metabolism homeostatic control, as well as its role as differentiation and cell proliferation modulator, it is important to study its circulating level in patients considered at risk, in order to develop prevention strategies. We studied 77 postmenopausal women with no history of osteoactive drug therapy, corticosteroid intake or diseases that could alter bone metabolism, attending the Menopause Center at the Hospital Provincial del Centenario, Rosario, Argentina. A medical history was taken, and a food consumption frequency questionnaire was applied in order to estimate daily calcium intake. To assess daily physical exercise, work and sports activities were investigated. Serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) and 25(OH)D were measured, and a hip DXA scan was performed in every patient. An inappropriate level of 25(OH)D was observed in 86.3% of patients. The 25(OH)D average value was found within the insufficiency range (