Vitamin D, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323552745, 9780323552752

Vitamin D, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, Volume 46-4

1st Edition

Authors: J. Gallagher Daniel Bikle
eBook ISBN: 9780323552752
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323552745
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 7th November 2017
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Table of Contents

Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics

Vitamin D

Foreword: Vitamin D Hormone: Where Do We Stand, Where Are We Heading?

Preface: Vitamin D: Mechanisms of Action and Clinical Applications

Biology and Mechanisms of Action of the Vitamin D Hormone

Global Overview of Vitamin D Status

Dietary Vitamin D Intake for the Elderly Population: Update on the Recommended Dietary Allowance for Vitamin D

Toward Clarity in Clinical Vitamin D Status Assessment: 25(OH)D Assay Standardization

Current Controversies: Are Free Vitamin Metabolite Levels a More Accurate Assessment of Vitamin D Status than Total Levels?

Effect of Vitamin D on Falls and Physical Performance

Vitamin D Effect on Bone Mineral Density and Fractures

Vitamin D Metabolism in Bariatric Surgery

The Use of Vitamin D Metabolites and Analogues in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease

Vitamin D Receptor Signaling and Cancer

Role of Vitamin D in Cardiovascular Diseases

Regulation of Immune Function by Vitamin D and Its Use in Diseases of Immunity

Genetic Diseases of Vitamin D Metabolizing Enzymes

Genetic and Racial Differences in the Vitamin D Endocrine System


Description

This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Drs. J. Chris Gallagher and Daniel Bikle, is devoted to Vitamin D. Articles in this issue include: The Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Action of Vitamin D, Worldwide Review of Serum 25OHD Status; RDA Update (7 Years Post IOM); The Use of Vitamin D Metabolites and Analogs in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease; Effect of Vitamin D on Falls and Physical Performance; Vitamin D Effect on BMD and Fractures; Bariatric Surgery and Vitamin D Metabolism, Role of Vitamin D in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer; Role of Vitamin D in Cardiovascular Disease; Regulation of Immune Function by Vitamin D and its Use in Diseases of Immunity; Genetic Diseases of Vitamin D Metabolizing Enzymes; Measurement of Vitamin D Metabolites: Clinical Issues; The Free 25OHD Hypothesis, and Ethnic/Racial Differences in Vitamin D Levels: Physiologic or Pathologic.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323552752
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323552745

About the Authors

J. Gallagher Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Creighton University School Medicine

Daniel Bikle Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California San Francisco