Additionally, fat-soluble vitamin supplementation (vitamin [D.sub.3] and E) to newborn pigs orally or by injection has been demonstrated to increase plasma vitamin status
of pigs .
Vitamin B-12fortified toothpaste improves vitamin status
in vegans: a 12-wk randomized placebo-controlled study.
Serum fat-soluble vitamin status
was obtained from fasting blood samples.
Wilson, "Vitamin Status
and intake as primary determinants of homocysteinemia in an elderly population," JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
This pilot study describes BMD and fat-soluble vitamin status
in adult CF subjects, pre- and post-LTX.
"This was most effective in those who had above average blood levels of homocysteine, a factor related to B vitamin status
that may be toxic to the brain.
Fat-soluble vitamin status
should be assessed every 6 months or more frequently in the presence of deficiency.
This is similar to results demonstrated by Ganeshan et al.21 Conversely previous several studies described elevated serum Hcy level in men compared to women.22-23 Refsum et al.24 elucidated this difference is due to difference in muscle mass hormone and vitamin status
. Recently a study in Pakistan reported serum Hcy levels greater than 15 mol/l in elderly women that indicates Hcy level increases with age.25
An adequate intake of protein, fruits and vegetables, and maintaining vitamin status
lessens the impact of aging on muscle tissue.
In addition, the vitamin status
and its contribution to the development of DR have not been examined.
(2011) Women's compliance with current folic acid recommendations and achievement of optimal vitamin status
for preventing neural tube defects.
(35) Low vitamin status
has been found in up to 70% of older adults.