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Effects of Atorvastatin on vitamin D levels in patients with acute ischemic heart disease.

Am. J. Cardiol. 2007 Apr 1;99(7):903-5.
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Vitamin D deficiency is a risk factor for osteoporosis and other chronic diseases, including type 1 diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and ischemic heart disease. Cholesterol and vi...ion, atorvastatin increases vitamin D levels. This increase could explain some of the beneficial effects of atorvastatin at the cardiovascular level that are unrelated to cholesterol levels.

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