25-hydroxy-vitamin D

25-hydroxy-vitamin D

This is the form of vitamin D that is measured in order to assess vitamin D deficiency.
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Plasma concentrations of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D and 1, 25-dihydroxy-vitamin D are related to the phenotype of Gc (vitamin D-binding protein): a cross-sectional study on 595 early postmenopausal women.
In vitamin D scarce athletes, vitamin D might develop athletic feat, athletic performance may hit the highest point when 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels move toward those attained by natural, full body, summer sun disclosure, which is minimum 50 ng/mL [36].
Vitamin D is measured in the blood as 25-hydroxy-vitamin D, abbreviated 25(OH)D.
Sonia Servitja, who is with Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, and colleagues, assessed the association between 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations and bone loss at baseline, after 3 months of supplementation, and after 1 year, in patients receiving aromatase inhibitor therapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Sonia Servaja of Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, and colleagues, assessed the association between 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25[OH]D) concentrations and bone loss at baseline, after 3 months of supplementation, and after 1 year, in patients receiving aromatase inhibitor therapy for early-stage breast cancer.
The test measures 25-hydroxy-vitamin D, is widely available, and can be ordered by your personal physician.
OBJECTIVE: Serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels are inversely associated with important cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors.
If you fall into any of these categories, ask your doctor for a blood test for 25-hydroxy-vitamin D.
Researchers had hypothesized that malnutrition could contribute to vitamin D deficiency and therefore expected mean serum 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] levels to be significantly lower in malnourished oncology patients.
The only accurate blood test is called 25-hydroxy-vitamin D, or 25(OH)D for short.
Both the presence and severity of depression are associated with decreased serum levels of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D and increased levels of parathyroid hormone in older patients, Dutch researchers reported.
The panel concluded that the best way to evaluate a person's vitamin D status would be to measure concentrations of an inactive form known as 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25-D) that circulates in the blood.