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Vitamin D deficiency associated with all-cause mortality

Posted on: September 19, 2016   by  Vitamin D Council

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A recent comprehensive population-based study found that vitamin D levels below 20 ng/ml were associated with a 2.37 increased mortality rate, after adjusting for confounding factors.

Researchers hypothesized that this association occurred due to conditions associated with vitamin D deficiency, such as poor bone health, cardiovascular events and the risk of cancer.

Read more about this study here.

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