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ea0041ep113 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016

Is carbonhydrate intake a risk factor for postmenopausal spinal osteoporosis?

Kurtulus Duygu , Humeyra Bicer Ayse , Selcen Bicer Hatice , Ilhan Muzaffer

Introduction: Osteoporosis is a disease that is characterized by bone mass loss and deterioration in bone micro-architecture. One of the most important risk factors is dietary habits. The effects of the amount of calcium intake via eating, and low calcium consumption on the development of osteoporosis is still an active research area. The intestinal absorption of calcium and its renal excretion are still not understood very well. Even though the effects of carbohydrates on cal...

ea0041ep183 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2016

The relationship between obesity and serum Vitamin B12, folic acid, vitamin D concentrations in obes adults: a retrospective study

Yagan Fidan Canan Celik , Olcum Gulcin Gungor , Kurtulus Duygu , Tugtekin Haci Bayram

Background: Obesity is associated with many diseases. e.g. cardiovascular diseases. The most common deficiency associated with obesity seems to be low concentrations of vitamin D that is associated with an increased risk of diabetes and other cardiovascular diseases. Low concentrations of vitamins are linked to accelerated atherosclerosis through increased oxidative stress. The purpose of this research was to investigate the association between obesity and vitamin B12(VB12), f...