Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 29th, 2008
"Diseases of the liver can impact the metabolism of vitamin D to its circulating form, 25(OH)D, as well as the production of carrier proteins, albumin and vitamin D-binding protein, that may alter the delivery of 25(OH)D and its active metabolite 1,25(OH)(2)D to target tissues, including the skeleton, again leading to bone disease. The clinician evaluating a patient with apparent osteoporosis and vitamin D...
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