Vitamin D: A Growing Perspective

@article{Kimball2008VitaminDA,
  title={Vitamin D: A Growing Perspective},
  author={Samantha M. Kimball and Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan and Reinhold Vieth},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={339 - 414}
}
Vitamin D deficiency has been widely reported in all age groups in recent years. Rickets has never been eradicated in developed countries, and it most commonly affects children from recent immigrant groups. There is much evidence that current vitamin D guidelines for the neonatal period, 5–10 μ g (200–400 IU)/day, prevent rickets at the typical calcium intakes in developed countries. The annual incidence of vitamin D-deficiency rickets in developed countries ranges between 2.9 and 7.5 cases per… 
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