Lower Vitamin D Levels Associated With Increased Coronary Artery Disease Severity
Summary of the study:
“A study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session reveals the finding of a correlation between declining vitamin D levels and increasing coronary artery disease (CAD) severity in a study of Italian men and women.”
Published in American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session and Expo (2014)
Among those with deficiency, the risk of severe coronary artery disease affecting several vessels was 20% higher than that experienced by non-deficient subjects.