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ea0041ep879 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

Does vitamin D status correlate with cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with growth hormone deficiency?

Uzunova Ivayla , Kirilov Georgi , Zacharieva Sabina , Zlatareva Naydenka , Kalinov Krassimir

Introduction: Apart from being individually associated with cardiometabolic health, Vitamin D and growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 (GH/IGF-1) axis are reported to interplay, with a positive correlation between IGF-1 and 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D). These findings raise questions about the role of vitamin D for the adverse cardiovascular (CV) risk profile in hyposomatotropism. Thus, the aim of our study was to investigate the association between 25(OH)D and metabol...