Vitamin D Deficiency/Heart Failure Sparks Physician Attention: PubMed Published Review

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The expert scientific review by age management leader Cenegenics® Medical Institute and noted UCLA professor getting numerous reprint requests.

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The interest on vitamin D deficiency continues to escalate. We’re seeing a significant number of request for reprints of our expert scientific review paper, which means the vitamin D story is now clear to most physicians.

Cenegenics® Medical Institute, the global age management medicine leader, announced that PubMed—the medical database maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health—published its expert scientific review collaboration entitled, “Is Vitamin D Deficiency Associated with Heart Failure? A Review of Current Evidence.” The collaboration was done with Dr. Ernst R. von Schwarz—professor of medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

The expert scientific review—investigating current evidence that associates a vitamin D deficiency with heart failure—first appeared in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. The emphasis, Cenegenics says, was on improving cardiovascular health and disease through supplementation. Their collaborative research concludes that vitamin D does play a vital role in diastolic heart failure and end-stage heart failure . . . yet, our understanding of the heart failure/vitamin D link is still evolving.

“The interest on vitamin D deficiency continues to escalate. We’re seeing a significant number of request for reprints of our expert scientific review paper. The vitamin D story is now clear to most physicians who are recognizing it as an important pro-hormone that supports the concept that you can achieve a generalized effect and measurable results on health through a simple supplement,” Dr. Robert D. Willix, Jr. said.

Willix is co-author on the study, a former cardiovascular surgeon and chief medical officer of Cenegenics Las Vegas as well as chief medical officer and CEO of Cenegenics Boca Raton.

Cenegenics conducts studies via its nonprofit Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF), which also offers a CME-accredited physician training/certification program in age management medicine.

Per Willix, CERF also is forging research collaborations to investigate other avenues of the aging process—such as nutraceuticals to help slow the aging process and reduce some age-related occurrences, i.e. oxidative stress, telomere shortening and stem cell depletion.

For more information about Cenegenics’ highly regarded, CME-accredited Physician Training & Certification in Age Management Medicine, please visit their nonprofit Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation site.

For more information on Cenegenics, please visit their site, where you can register to read their online Healthy Aging Kit that includes the informative Guide to Healthy Aging, Executive Summary and media excerpts.

To schedule an interview, please contact Ann Castro, Cenegenics Director of Media Relations: 702.953.1588.

About Cenegenics
Cenegenics® Medical Institute, recognized leading authority in age management medicine, has two centers in Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as centers in Charleston, South Carolina; Boca Raton, Florida; Dallas, Texas; Arlington, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Beverly Hills, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Washington, DC; New York City, NY; Tulsa, OK; Jacksonville, FL. Additional centers are scheduled to open in other major metropolitan areas in the near future. With an established presence in the medical community, Cenegenics uses a proactive approach based on solid science and comprehensive evaluation. Their established protocols have been recognized as the next generation of medical science, capturing global attention. Cenegenics offers CME-accredited physician training and certification opportunities in age management medicine via the nonprofit Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF). Headquartered in Las Vegas, Cenegenics serves more than 20,000 patients worldwide—2,000 are physicians and their families.

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