calcium metabolism


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calcium metabolism

A general term referring to the constellation of ionic checks and balances which maintain Ca2+ homeostasis in the body.

calcium metabolism

The constellation of ionic checks & balances that maintain Ca2+ homeostasis in the blood and tissues. See Calcium.
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Treatment is mostly symptomatic and based on the improvement of the calcium metabolism.
The pathophysiology of altered calcium metabolism in rhabdomyolysis-induced acute renal failure.
Which of the following hormones necessary for normal calcium metabolism is produced in the body following exposure of the skin to sunlight?
Vitamin D facilitates the absorption of calcium from the intestine and helps to maintain bone health (see the Calcium Metabolism diagram).
Concentrations of vitamin D are significantly higher in the third trimester of pregnancy than the first and second trimester because of the fetus's increased calcium metabolism (O'Brien et al.
Acid base balance, as affected by acidogenic diets alters calcium metabolism (Wang and Beede, 1992) via resorption (Goff et al.
Metabolic bone diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by abnormalities in calcium metabolism and/or bone cell physiology.
Basal ganglia calcification is associated with any type of hypoparathyroidism and, rarely, with other metabolic diseases; as a familial trait; and sporadically, without abnormal calcium metabolism.
The Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) at the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies (formerly National Academy of Sciences) established a Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D representing a daily intake sufficient to maintain bone health and normal calcium metabolism in healthy people.
Abnormalities in calcium metabolism have been also associated with essential hypertension, but the results are controversial.
Increasingly health professionals are becoming aware of the numerous roles that Vitamin D plays in the body, particularly in regard to bone health, calcium metabolism, metabolic and immune health.
Best Multiple features vitamin K as menaquinone-7, which has the highest measured K2 activity, to support healthy calcium metabolism and mitochondrial energy generation.