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ba0004p134 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with major components of metabolic syndrome in children

Challa Anna , Evagelidou Eleni , Siomou Ekaterini , Tzallas Alexandros , Giapros Vasileios

Objective: To study any possible relations of vitamin D status and metabolic syndrome (MetS) components in children, since there is evidence for extraskeletal functions of vitamin D, and its deficiency may contribute to the pathogenesis of several major diseases. In addition to explore any possible role of birth weight (BW).Methods: Clinically healthy children aged 3–9 years (n=152) were included in the study. Forty-six were born large for ...