• Vitamin D supplementation may improve metabolic syndrome parameters in children with obesity

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Children with overweight and obesity assigned to receive vitamin D supplementation for 1 year experienced decreases in BMI and fat mass and a rise in HDL cholesterol vs. similar children assigned to placebo, according to study findings presented at the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology annual meeting.
    “These findings suggest that simple vitamin D supplementation may reduce the risk of overweight and obese children developing serious heart and metabolic complications later in life,” Evangelia Charmandari, MD, MRCP, MSc, PhD, CCST, professor of pediatric and adolescent
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  • Vitamin B supplementation may prevent nephropathy progression in children with type 1 diabetes

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Children with type 1 diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency and nephropathy assigned to 12 weeks of vitamin B supplementation experienced improvements in markers of renal disease and inflammation vs. those receiving usual care, suggesting the intervention may have a protective effect, according to findings presented at the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology annual meeting.
    Nancy Samir Elbarbary
    “Oral vitamin B complex supplementation once daily as an adjuvant therapy to inhibitor therapy is safe, well-tolerated and may have a nephroprotective action in
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