Nov 27, 2019

Role of Jumpstart Nutrition® , a Dietary Supplement, to Ameliorate Calcium-to-Phosphorus Ratio and Parathyroid Hormone of Patients with Osteoarthritis

Medical Sciences : Open Access Journal
Apurba Ganguly

Abstract

The aim of this study was to use Jumpstart Nutrition® bone supplementing combination with vitamin-K2 and coenzyme-Q10 characterized by an innovative delivery system that improves bioavailability of calcium-to-phosphorus ratio (CPR) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) in the management of osteoarthritis (OA). This eight-week registry included 108 patients treated for symptomatic OA confirmed with radiological images. On top of that, 63 patients used Jumpstart Nutrition® supplement, mainly prepared with calcium, phosphorus, coenzyme-Q10, vitamin-K2, vitamin-D2, vitamin-C, folic acid, curcumin and boswellic acids. Rescue medication was also recommended. Patients' pain and functional capacity through outcome measures-knee-injury osteoarthritis outcome scale (KOOS) and Karnofsky performance scale (KPS), biomarkers such as levels of CPR, PTH and 25-hydroxy-vitamin-D were evaluated for the groups with and without supplement using appropriate kits. After eight weeks, the levels of CPR and PTH were all significantly improved (p < 0.001), fewer subjects had to use rescue medication (p < 0.05) and variation of pain and functional capacity under KOOS and KPS (p < 0.05) of the patients in the supplement group compared to controls. This registry s...Continue Reading

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Biological Markers
Study
Diet
Degenerative Polyarthritis
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Calcium
Ergocalciferol
Calcium and Phosphorus Product Measurement
Phosphorus
Evaluation

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