USA Today (10/4, Marcus) reports, "Low vitamin D levels are common and are linked to a number of risk factors for cardiovascular disease," according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Investigators looked at data from "more than 75 previous studies, most of which were observational." The study's lead author said, "There's evidence low vitamin D levels affect blood pressure, insulin resistance, coronary artery disease.".
POSTED BY STEVEN ALMANY, MD