Is a low blood level of vitamin B12 a cardiovascular and diabetes risk factor? A systematic review of cohort studies

Snorri B Rafnsson, Ponnusamy Saravanan, Raj S Bhopal, Chittaranjan S Yajnik

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Abstract

To assess the prior hypothesis that low blood vitamin B12, partly through hyperhomocysteinemia and partly through direct effects, increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. As background, we also extracted all-cause mortality from the studies that met our criteria.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-106
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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