Low Vitamin D May be Linked to Heart Disease in Lupus

As reported in Arthritis Research UK, a new study published in Arthritis Care & Research found that lupus patients with low vitamin D levels could be at an greater risk for cardiovascular disease. “A new US study from Chicago's Northwestern University has shed light on this trend, aiming to demonstrate the associations between cardiovascular risk factors and vitamin D levels, and to determine whether low baseline vitamin D levels predict future cardiovascular events in patients.”