Vitamin D, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, 1e (The Clinics: Internal Medicine)
Publish Date: 2017-11-28
Author: J. Chris Gallagher MD;Daniel Bikle MD PhD
This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Drs. J. Chris Gallagher and Daniel Bikle, is devoted to Vitamin D. Articles in this issue include: The Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Action of Vitamin D, Worldwide Review of Serum 25OHD Status; RDA Update (7 Years Post IOM); The Use of Vitamin D Metabolites and Analogs in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease; Effect of Vitamin D on Falls and Physical Performance; Vitamin D Effect on BMD and Fractures; Bariatric Surgery and Vitamin D Metabolism, Role of Vitamin D in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer; Role of Vitamin D in Cardiovascular Disease; Regulation of Immune Function by Vitamin D and its Use in Diseases of Immunity; Genetic Diseases of Vitamin D Metabolizing Enzymes; Measurement of Vitamin D Metabolites: Clinical Issues; The Free 25OHD Hypothesis, and Ethnic/Racial Differences in Vitamin D Levels: Physiologic or Pathologic.