alexa Vitamin D Deficiency and its Repletion: A Review of Cur
ISSN: 2167-7921

Journal of Arthritis
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Review Article

Vitamin D Deficiency and its Repletion: A Review of Current Knowledge and Consensus Recommendations

Haroon M* and Fitzgerald O
Department of Rheumatology, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Ireland
Corresponding Author : Dr. Muhammad Haroon
Department of Rheumatology
St Vincent’s University Hospital
Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
E-mail: [email protected]
Received March 28, 2012; Accepted July 19, 2012; Published July 21, 2012
Citation: Haroon M, Fitzgerald O (2012) Vitamin D Deficiency and its Repletion: A Review of Current Knowledge and Consensus Recommendations. J Arthritis 1:105. doi:10.4172/2167-7921.1000105
Copyright: © 2012 Haroon M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
 

Abstract

In last few years we have witnessed an explosion of research revealing the wide spread prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among all ages, communities, and different disease spectrums. Clearly, vitamin D has been shown to have effects beyond its traditional role in mineral metabolisms, which are mediated through the activation of vitamin D receptors distributed in a variety of tissues. There are strong epidemiological links between vitamin D deficiency and chronic diseases and will continue to be a focus of future research. However, this research information has not yet been fully translated into clinical practice. The increased awareness of the level of vitamin D deficiency in the general population and its potential impact on skeletal and extra skeletal health outcomes have highlighted the important need to understand and follow the latest research knowledge in this area. There remains a poor understanding among health professionals as regards the prescribing policy and the provision of appropriate vitamin D supplements. This review will discuss the physiological role of vitamin D, and the available literature on vitamin D deficiency with respect to its definition, associated factors, prevalence, and management recommendations, and the safety of its repletion.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords