Low vitamin D levels raise health risks for IBD patients

07/7/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Inflammatory bowel disease patients who do not have sufficient levels of vitamin D have lower bone mineral density, raising the risk of osteoporosis and fractures, Canadian researchers report. Ensuring vitamin D sufficiency soon after an IBD diagnosis could help prevent bone disease, the lead researcher said.

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