hypovitaminosis


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hypovitaminosis

[‚hī·pə‚vīd·ə·mə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
Condition due to deficiency of an essential vitamin.
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Patients with hypovitaminosis D had an overall increased frequency of serum LDL and TG while they had low serum HDL levels.
This study is designed to know the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and study its relation with IR in Central India.
Hypovitaminosis D causes increased renin-angiotensin II expression9.
Hypovitaminosis D is defined by most experts as 25 hydroxyvitamin D level of <20 nanogram per milliliter1 and is affected by season, veiling technique of body, obesity and socioeconomic conditions.
This study aims to examine and analyze the effects of hypovitaminosis D as a risk factor for CVD in type 1 diabetic children.
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Should the new diseases related to hypovitaminosis D prove to be truly associated, then Africa and the Middle East will become an epicentre for many of these conditions.
Many studies have evaluated the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in different populations (1 -7).
Since hypovitaminosis D and metabolic syndrome are more pronounced in overweight and obese subjects in comparison to normal-weight individuals, we aimed to determine the association between vitamin D deficiency, physical activity and insulin resistance in these subjects.
Infection or malnutrition, nutritional deficiency for example hypovitaminosis,5 and environmental factors (Polychlorinated biphenyls and Dibenzofuran) also contribute in the pathogenesis of natal teeth.
Hypovitaminosis D in obese children and adolescents: relationship with adiposity, insulin sensitivity, ethnicity, and season.