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ba0004p63 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Dietary calcium intake influences the relationship between serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and Parathyroid hormone

Mandlik Rubina , Patel Prerna , Patel Pinal , Patel Ashish , Phanse-Gupte Supriya , Kajale Neha , Khadikar Vaman , Chiplonkar Shashi , Patwardhan Vivek , Mughal Zulf , Khadilkar Anuradha

Objectives: Previous studies have reported that the rise in parathyroid hormone (PTH) concentrations may be used to determine the levels of vitamin D adequacy. However, dietary calcium intake may also influence the rise in PTH. In the light of low calcium intakes in Indian adolescents, our aim was to investigate the relative importance of calcium intake in relationship of serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) with intact serum PTH in apparently healthy children.<p class="abste...