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Vitamin D deficiency is associated with COVID-19 positivity and severity of the disease

Among COVID‐19‐positive patients in Turkey in this retrospective cohort study, the group with vitamin D levels of >75 nmol/L had significantly lower D‐dimer and C‐reactive protein (CRP) levels (a marker of inflammation), number of affected...

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with COVID-19 positivity and severity of the disease2021-07-06T15:54:48-05:00

Vitamin D Deficiency and Low Serum Calcium as Predictors of Poor Prognosis in Patients with Severe COVID-19

Vitamin D and calcium deficiency may be related to short-term COVID-19 outcomes and therefore it may improve outcomes to screen and address levels of vitamin D and calcium during treatment.  The study...

Vitamin D Deficiency and Low Serum Calcium as Predictors of Poor Prognosis in Patients with Severe COVID-192021-06-15T07:51:37-05:00

Mortality in an Italian nursing home during COVID-19 pandemic: correlation with gender, age, ADL, vitamin D supplementation, and limitations of the diagnostic tests

This observational study identified an inverse relationship between vitamin D treatment and COVID-19 related mortality: those receiving vitamin D supplementation...

Mortality in an Italian nursing home during COVID-19 pandemic: correlation with gender, age, ADL, vitamin D supplementation, and limitations of the diagnostic tests2021-06-15T07:51:11-05:00

Diabetes and Covid-19 among hospitalized patients in Saudi Arabia: a single-centre retrospective study

This study demonstrated high rates of diabetes among those hospitalized for COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia where severe vitamin D deficiency, among other factors, appeared to be a significant predictor of fatal outcome.

Diabetes and Covid-19 among hospitalized patients in Saudi Arabia: a single-centre retrospective study2021-06-15T07:50:49-05:00

Low 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels on Admission to the Intensive Care Unit May Predispose COVID-19 Pneumonia Patients to a Higher 28-Day Mortality Risk: A Pilot Study on a Greek ICU Cohort

Although the results of this small pilot study suggest a connection between vitamin D status and clinical outcomes in critically ill COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU...

Low 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels on Admission to the Intensive Care Unit May Predispose COVID-19 Pneumonia Patients to a Higher 28-Day Mortality Risk: A Pilot Study on a Greek ICU Cohort2021-06-15T07:49:33-05:00

Increased risk for COVID-19 in patients with vitamin D deficiency

Patients who were diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency between October 1, 2015 and June 30, 2020 and were also diagnosed with COVID-19 between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020 at the University of Florida Health Center.

Increased risk for COVID-19 in patients with vitamin D deficiency2021-05-24T13:36:54-05:00

One University of Chicago study suggests that vitamin D may help prevent COVID-19 in black people.

One University of Chicago study suggests that vitamin D may help...

One University of Chicago study suggests that vitamin D may help prevent COVID-19 in black people.2021-07-12T11:58:14-05:00

Can Vitamin D prevent COVID-19? The Pros and Cons of supplements used to treat and prevent disease.

A local Philadelphia cardiologist...

Can Vitamin D prevent COVID-19? The Pros and Cons of supplements used to treat and prevent disease.2021-05-24T13:38:41-05:00

Low Levels of Vitamin D and Calcium Linked to COVID-19 Severity

Many patients who’ve been a part of studies implicating nutritional markers in COVID-19 severity...

Low Levels of Vitamin D and Calcium Linked to COVID-19 Severity2021-05-24T13:38:53-05:00

Scientists Say ‘Health Warning’ Needed on Vit D/COVID-19 Preprint

A preprint study, showing that vitamin D (calcifediol, [25(OH)D3]) given to patients hospitalized...

Scientists Say ‘Health Warning’ Needed on Vit D/COVID-19 Preprint2021-05-24T13:39:06-05:00