ea0038p143 | Growth and development | SFEBES2015
, Kim Irene
, Norris Keith
, Ferrini Monica
, Artaza Jorge
Purpose of study: Skeletal muscle wasting is a serious public health problem associated with aging, chronic kidney disease, and AIDS. Vitamin D (VD) is most widely recognised for its regulation of calcium and phosphate homeostasis in relation to bone development and maintenance and for its synergistic effects on target organs such as PTH glands. Recently, it has been shown to improve muscle performance and reduce falls in VD deficient older adults. However, little is known of ...