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Vitamine D et maladie cardiovasculaire: aspects épidémiologiques

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2012, vol. 8, no. 360, p. 2059-60,2062-5
Abstract The quasi-ubiquitous distribution of vitamin D receptors in the human tissues and the high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency worldwide have generated much enthusiasm about the opportunity of cardiovascular disease prevention through vitamin D supplementation. However, reported associations between vitamin D and cardiovascular disease present important limitations and are prone to confounding and reverse causation. Results from ongoing randomized clinical trials testing the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation to reduce cardiovascular events will not be available before year 2015. This article reviews the epidemiology of vitamin D and provides a brief overview on the relationship between vitamin D and cardiovascular disease.
Keywords Cardiovascular Diseases/blood/epidemiology/prevention & controlDietary SupplementsHumansVitamin D/blood/therapeutic useVitamin D Deficiency/epidemiology
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PMID: 23185927
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GUESSOUS, Idris, BOCHUD, Murielle. Vitamine D et maladie cardiovasculaire: aspects épidémiologiques. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 360, p. 2059-60,2062-5. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31814

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