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Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency among Healthy Saudi Men

  title={Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency among Healthy Saudi Men},
  author={A. Alharbi},
Vitamin D deficiency was recognized as a health problem affect many different countries even a sunny area such as Middle East. Previous study done in Saudi Arabia among children and female had shown high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in this area. Our study was done to demonstrate the prevalence of this problem among Saudi males.A total of 316 healthy Saudi males aged 30-50 years were included in this study. BMI, serum levels of calcium, phosphorus, ALP, iPTH, and vitamin D were measured… Expand
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