TABLE 3.

Improvement in Metabolic Parameters After Correction of 25OHD Deficiency

VariableHypovitaminosis D (80 Male/72 Female)P (Paired t Test)Control Group (76 Male/72 Female)P (Paired t Test)
BeforeAfterBeforeAfter
Hypovitaminosis D (ng/mL)18.4 ± 2.435.2 ± 4.30.00019.6 ± 3.917.8 ± 2.60.08
Weight (kg)93 ± 4.981.3 ± 3.95<0.0592.3 ± 4.589.2 ± 3.8<0.05
BMI (kg/m2)34.2 ± 1.430.6 ± 2.05<0.0533.4 ± 0.8532.4 ± 1.1NS
Waist circumference (cm)97.5 ± 6.791.2 ± 5.3<0.0596.8 ± 8.894.5 ± 5.3NS
SFT (cm)4 ± 0.82.8 ± 0.6<0.053.2 ± 0.72.9 ± 0.4NS
REE (kcal/day)1,500 ± 1031,350 ± 56NS1,760 ± 1271,602 ± 76NS
TEE (kcal/day)2,240 ± 2572,050 ± 109NS2,570 ± 1902,450 ± 82NS
  • NS, not significant.