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Effects of vitamin D on blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and cardiac function in older people after 1 year: BEST‐D (Biochemical Efficacy and Safety Trial of Vitamin D)

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Background: The relevance of vitamin D for prevention of cardiovascular disease is uncertain. The BEST-D trial previously reported effects of vitamin D on plasma markers of vitamin D status, and the present report describes the effects on blood pressure, heart rate, arterial stiffness and cardiac function. Methods and Results: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 305 older people living in UK, allocated vitamin D 4000 IU (100 μg), vitamin D ... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1161/JAHA.117.005707

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
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Clinical Trial Service Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford More from this funder
BHF Centre of Research Excellence, Oxford More from this funder
Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the American Heart Association Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
10
Article number:
e005707
Publication date:
2017-10-24
Acceptance date:
2017-08-09
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2047-9980
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pubs:734872
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uuid:a373c967-8792-452c-9e25-77a50c0751ad
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pubs:734872
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2017-10-10

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