Vitamin Deficiency: Prevalence, Management and Outcomes

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Natalie Stewart (Editor)
Dan Thomson (Editor)

Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: MED060000

Vitamin Deficiency: Prevalence, Management and Outcomes first assesses the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and summarizes published randomized controlled studies concerning the supplementation of vitamin D in pregnant women, reporting on the maternal and neonatal outcomes in Asia-Pacific, the United States, Europe, Africa, and the rest of world.
The functions of vitamin K and D are discussed, along with the links between the two vitamins, providing insight on the underlying mechanisms responsible for their role in osteosarcoma and identify future perspectives.
The closing study highlights the vitamin K-dependent biological pathways which are associated with the prevention and treatment of bone metabolism disorders.

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Preface

Chapter 1. The Prevalence and Management of Vitamin D Deficiency among the Pregnant Women and Its Implications: A Global Perspective
(Roopa Basutkar Satyanarayan, PhD, Pooja Sudarsan, PharmD, and Sivasankaran Ponnusankar, PhD, Department of Pharmacy Practice, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Ooty, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India)

Chapter 2. Study of the Role of Vitamins K and D on the Progression of Human Osteosarcoma Based on In Vitro Results
(Evangelia Pantazaka, PhD, Angelos Kaspiris, MD, PhD, Dimitra Melissaridou, MD, Olga D. Savvidou, MD, PhD, Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos, MD, DSc, Section of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, and others)

Chapter 3. Implication of Vitamin K in Bone Homeostasis and Osseous Metabolism
(Angelos Kaspiris, MD, PhD, Efstathios Chronopoulos MD, PhD, Evangelia Pantazaka, PhD, Olga D. Savvidou, MD, PhD, Elias Vasiliadis MD, PhD, and Elias Panagiotopoulos, MD, PhD, Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Section of Orthopaedic Research, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, and others)

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