Vitamin D Seasonal Variation in the Elderly in Residantial Care in Turkey


Kaya A., TURAN E.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND ONCOLOGY, vol.2, no.1, pp.32-34, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/ejmo.2017.95867
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.32-34

Abstract

Objectives: Many factors influence the intensity and duration of ultraviolet exposure, including geographic location, seasons, dietary intake, atmospheric conditions, and daily sunlight exposure. Our objective was to characterize the effect of diet and the seasonal variation of hypovitaminosis D in housebound elderly people in Konya Nursing Home (NH).