Vitamin D deficiency: An increasing concern in peripheral arterial disease

Vamsi C. Gaddipati, Reena Kuriacose, Rebecca Copeland, Beth A. Bailey, Alan N. Peiris

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Peripheral arterial disease is a common and often overlooked entity responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality. Recent evidence suggests that nontraditional risk factors such as vitamin D deficiency may contribute to atherosclerosis and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, hence monitoring of vitamin D status is essential. This review tries to examine this entity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-311
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jun 2010


  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Vitamin D deficiency


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