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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Thiele, Inke; Linseisen, Jakob; Meisinger, Christa; Schwab, Sigrid; Huth, Cornelia; Peters, Annette; Perz, Siegfried; Meitinger, Thomas; Kronenberg, Florian; Lamina, Claudia; Thiery, Joachim; Koenig, Wolfgang; Rathmann, Wolfgang; Kääb, Stefan; Then, Cornelia; Seissler, Jochen; Thorand, Barbara 
Title:
Associations between calcium and vitamin D supplement use as well as their serum concentrations and subclinical cardiovascular disease phenotypes. 
Abstract:
Supplementation of calcium (Ca) and vitamin D for the prevention of osteoporosis is frequently found in Western countries. Recent re-analyses of clinical trials observed a higher risk of myocardial infarction and stroke in subjects taking Ca (+vitamin D) supplements, although the underlying mechanisms are not clear.Thus, we analyzed the associations between Ca and vitamin D supplementation as well as serum concentrations of Ca and 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and subclinical cardiovascular dise...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Atherosclerosis 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
241 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
743-51 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0021-9150 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Humangenetik