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Vitamin D status and skeletal changes during reproduction- A longitudinal study from late pregnancy through lactation


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Title: Vitamin D status and skeletal changes during reproduction- A longitudinal study from late pregnancy through lactation
Authors: Brembeck, Petra
E-mail: petra.brembeck@gu.se
Issue Date: 25-Sep-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: Brembeck P, Winkvist A, Olausson H. Determinants of vitamin D status in pregnant fair-skinned women in Sweden. British Journal of Nutrition 2013; 110: 856-864.
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II. Brembeck P, Winkvist A, Bååth M, Hedlund L, Augustin H. Determinants of changes in vitamin D status postpartum in Swedish women. Submitted.

III. Brembeck P, Lorentzon M, Ohlsson C, Winkvist A, Augustin H. Changes in cortical volumetric bone mineral density and thickness, and trabecular thickness in lactating women postpartum. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2015; 100(2): 535-543.
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IV. Brembeck P, Winkvist A, Ohlsson C, Lorentzon M, Augustin H. Calcium intake and vitamin D status as determinants of microstructural, dimensional and bone mineral changes postpartum. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2015-10-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 oktober 2015, kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Vitamin D
Bone mineral density
Pregnancy
Postpartum
Abstract: Low vitamin D status has been associated with sub-optimal bone health. During both pregnancy and postpartum, it has been speculated that vitamin D status may affect maternal bone health, due to its importance in maintaining the calcium homeostasis in the body. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate vitamin D status and bone changes during pregnancy and postpartum in women living in the vicinity of Gothenburg, Sweden. Ninety-five fair-skinned pregnant women and 21 non-pregnant and non-la... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9486-3 (PDF)
978-91-628-9485-6 (Print)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39545
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