Vol 4 No 1 (2018): Conference Proceedings: World Congress on Nutrition and Obesity Prevention Source 2017
Conference Proceedings

oral Supplementation With B and D Vitamins Improves Metabolic Bone Markers, Homocysteine and Influences Telomere Length

Wolfgang Herrmann
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Susanne H Kirsch
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Vera Kruse
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Rudolf Eckert
Geriatric Center, Marienkrankenhaus, St. Wendel, Germany
Stefan Gräber
Medical Biometry, Epidemiology, andInformatics, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Jürgen Geisel
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Rima Obeid
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Irene Pusceddu
Department of Clinical Pathology, District Hospital Bolzano, Italy
Ulrich Hübner
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Marion Bodis
Departmentsof Clinical Chemistry, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Markus Herrmann
Department of Clinical Pathology, District Hospital Bolzano, Italy
Published January 1, 2018

Abstract

Vitamin D and vitamin B deficiency are common in elderly subjects and are important risk factors for osteoporosisand age-related diseases. Supplementation with these vitamins is a promising preventative strategy. The objective of this studywas to evaluate the effects of vitamins D3 and B supplementation on bone turnover, homocysteine metabolism and telomerelength in elderly people.