While the skeletal effects of nutrient deficiency are well-known, it’s important to consider how deficiency impacts the endocrine system — especially in older patients.
Vitamin D Supplementation: More Pearls for Practicing Clinicians
Three clinical scenarios illustrate the detrimental effects of vitamin D deficiency and how clinicians can advise patients on the best way to attain and maintain adequate levels.
Vitamin D Supplementation: Pearls for Practicing Clinicians
Guidance for counseling patients on the use of one of the most common daily supplements taken in the US discuss some of the benefits of vitamin D supplementation.
Supplemental Calcium Tied to Increased Mortality and AVR in Older Patients With Aortic Stenosis
A large observational study suggests that supplemental calcium exerts a detrimental effect in patients over age 60 with aortic stenosis, especially in those not undergoing aortic valve replacement.
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AHA 2018 Essentials: Dr. Steve Nissen on What Mattered Most (Video)
The veteran cardiologist reflects on the meeting’s biggest developments: the new cholesterol guideline, the VITAL trial of vitamin D, the REDUCE-IT controversy and a strikingly potent therapy for lowering Lp(a).
Nutrition Care for Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
Even five years after bariatric surgery, bone turnover markers are very high. An expert explains critical diet-related needs following a bariatric surgery to ensure bone and kidney health.
Wellness Practices That Can Improve Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes
Evidence supporting wellness practices in MS is mounting. Here’s how Cleveland Clinic is translating current evidence into advice for its patients with MS.