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Vitamin D deficiency linked to interstitial lung disease
eMediNexus,  20 June 2018
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#Internal Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Public Health #Pulmonary Medicine

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A study published in the Journal of Nutrition on June 19, 2018 has shown that lower than normal blood levels of vitamin D (less than 20 ng/mL) were associated with increased risk of early signs of interstitial lung disease (ILD). Those with vitamin D deficiency showed larger volume, on average (about 2.7 cm3), of bright spots in the lung suggestive of damaged lung tissue vs those with adequate vitamin D levels
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