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Vitamin D and cardiometabolic risk factors and diseases

thesis
posted on 11.04.2018, 23:01 by AYA MUHAMMAD SALAH EL-DIN MUHAMMAD MOUSA
This thesis examines the relationships between vitamin D and cardiometabolic risk factors and diseases and the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in reducing cardiometabolic risk. Taken together, the research presented in this thesis suggests that vitamin D supplementation does not reduce clinical measures of cardiometabolic risk, but may have beneficial effects on inflammation in certain population groups, including in patients with type 2 diabetes, as well as in pregnant women. The work presented herein advances knowledge in the field of vitamin D research and provides a basis for future epidemiological and clinical studies in this field.

History

Principal supervisor

Barbora de Courten

Additional supervisor 1

Helena Teede

Additional supervisor 2

Robert Scragg

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences