Seasonal diminution of vitamin D stores in the United States. Can darker winters lead to lighter bones?

@article{Haddad1996SeasonalDO,
  title={Seasonal diminution of vitamin D stores in the United States. Can darker winters lead to lighter bones?},
  author={John G. Haddad},
  journal={Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM},
  year={1996},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={209-12}
}
  • John G. Haddad
  • Published 1996 in Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM
Recent reports indicate that many older Americans have inadequate vitamin D sources and little to no seasonal increase in their body stores. The attendant secondary hyperparathyroidism of incipient and subtle osteomalacia could weaken cortical bone and aggravate the osteoporotic process linked to aging. Increased awareness, by physicians and our elderly, of the importance of avoiding mild, seasonal or perennial vitamin D deficiency could lead to better implementation of vitamin D… CONTINUE READING

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