Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its association with comorbidities of childhood obesity.

  title={Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its association with comorbidities of childhood obesity.},
  author={R. Williams and Marsha B. Novick and Erik B. Lehman},
  journal={The Permanente journal},
  volume={18 4},
PURPOSE Our study sought to further delineate the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its relationship to comorbidities of childhood obesity. METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review from 155 obese children aged 5 to 19 years who attended the Penn State Children’s Hospital Pediatric Multidisciplinary Weight Loss Program from November 2009 through November 2010. We determined the incidence of hypovitaminosis D and examined its association with comorbidities including elevated blood… CONTINUE READING
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