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Current status of Vitamin-D deficiency in India

@inproceedings{Mehlawat2014CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of Vitamin-D deficiency in India},
  author={Urvashi Mehlawat and Priyanka Singh},
  year={2014}
}
Vitamin D Deficiency (VDD) is a major health problem in both the developed and developing countries across the globe. In India, despite of ample sunlight (required for the synthesis of vitamin D endogenously), VDD prevalence has been documented to be in range of 50-90% among all the age groups. Scientific evidence reveals that, in addition to skeletal disorders, Vitamin D is also associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases, obesity, hypertension and diabetes mellitus etc. The factors… Expand
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