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D-creasing asthma symptoms with supplementation

Calcifediol is the form of vitamin D that's often checked in the blood to monitor vitamin D levels. This trial found that supplementing this form of vitamin D can improve asthma symptoms in people with vitamin D insufficiency.

Study under review: Effect of vitamin D supplementation on asthma control in patients with vitamin D deficiency: the ACVID randomised clinical trial

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Is vitamin D supplementation beneficial for asthma control and severity in asthmatic adults with plasma 25-OH-D levels under 30 ng/mL (less than 75 nM)?

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