Study: Vitamin D Metabolism Altered in Cushing’s Patients

Study: Vitamin D Metabolism Altered in Cushing’s Patients

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Study: Vitamin D Metabolism Altered in Cushing’s Patients

In people with Cushing’s disease, the activity of an enzyme that breaks down vitamin D is altered, which may affect the effectiveness of vitamin D dietary supplements, according to a new study. The study, “Assessment of Vitamin D Metabolism in Patients with Cushing’s Disease in Response to 150,000 IU Cholecalciferol Treatment,” was published in the journal Nutrients. Cushing’s disease is caused by a tumor in the brain’s pituitary gland, resulting in abnormally high levels of…

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