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Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is the topic for many discussions in the scientific community. Nowadays, a different interpretation of this secosteroid hormone is needed. Today the term "vitamin" may be considered outdated. This compound may be correctly be called a vitamin only when it is administered to humans or animals that suffer from its deficiency. This book attempts to clarify the role of Vitamin D deficiency in many pathological processes in the whole organism. Chapters in this book cover such issues as the earliest clinical and preclinical investigations of the consequences of Vitamin D deficiency for cognitive, cardiovascular, metabolic, immune, and renal disorders.

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Vitamin D DeficiencyEdited by Julia Fedotova

Published: February 26th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73799

ISBN: 978-1-83880-776-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-775-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-777-1

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Vitamin D and Its Deficiency in Saudi Arabia

By Fawzi F. Bokhari and Mai Albaik

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2. Vitamin D Deficiency in Children

By Teodoro Durá-Travé, Fidel Gallinas-Victoriano, María Urretavizcaya-Martinez, Lotfi Ahmed-Mohamed, María Malumbres-Chacón and Paula Moreno-González

251

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3. Maternal Vitamin D Status among Different Ethnic Groups and Its Potential Contribution to Adverse Pregnancy and Child Outcomes

By Pardis Keshavarz, Parisa Jandaghi, Mojtaba Shafiee, Naorin Islam and Hassan Vatanparast

264

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4. Nutritional Considerations of Vitamin D Deficiency and Strategies of Food Fortification

By Sami El Khatib and Malak Abou Shahine

256

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5. An Evidence-Based Review of Efficacy and Safety of Dietary, Natural Supplements and Sunlight in Vitamin D Deficiency

By Jenson Mak

340

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6. Association of Vitamin D Deficiency and Mood Disorders: A Systematic Review

By Jigna Shah and Sakshi Gurbani

272

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7. The Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency on Neurodegenerative Diseases

By Anna A. Lauer, Daniel Janitschke, Tobias Hartmann, Heike S. Grimm and Marcus O.W. Grimm

330

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8. Vitamin D3 Modulates NF-kB/p65, 17β-Estradiol, and Vitamin D Receptors Expression at Estrogen Deficiency

By Alexandra Koshkina, Olga Volkova and Julia Fedotova

282

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9. Vitamin D and Obesity

By Sabrina Ait Gacem and Moyad Jamal Shahwan

268

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10. Vitamin D Deficiency and Diabetes Mellitus

By Ihor Shymanskyi, Olha Lisakovska, Anna Mazanova and Mykola Veliky

675

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11. Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease: The Final Chapter?

By Jeremy I. Purow and Seth I. Sokol

235

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12. Vitamin D and Autoimmune Diseases

By Ifigenia Kostoglou-Athanassiou, Lambros Athanassiou and Panagiotis Athanassiou

338

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13. Vitamin D Deficiency in Renal Disease

By Jean Jeanov Filipov and Emil Paskalev Dimitrov

292

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