Effect of vitamin D status on lipid profile in premenopausal women: a cross-sectional study


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Tamer G. , TELCİ ÇAKLILI Ö., Gungor K., Kartal I., Sagun H. G. , Arik S., ...More

CARDIOVASCULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.6, no.2, pp.86-91, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/xce.0000000000000124
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOVASCULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.86-91

Abstract

Objective High lipid levels play important roles in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and some authors suggest vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of vitamin D status on lipid profile in premenopausal women. Patients and methods A total of 315 nonsmoking premenopausal female volunteers without diabetes mellitus were included in the study.