Vitamin D deficiency is common and associated with increased C-reactive protein in children and young adults with lupus: an Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus substudy.
- Author(s): von Scheven, Emily
- Robinson, AB
- Tangpricha, V
- Yow, E
- Gurion, R
- McComsey, GA
- Schanberg, LE
- et al.
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Epidemiological associations suggest vitamin D may play a role in inflammation and atherosclerosis. Using frozen serum and data from the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) trial, we assessed associations between 25-hydroxyv