Vitamin D Deficiency, Its Role in Health and Disease, and Current Supplementation Recommendations

@article{Pfotenhauer2017VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D Deficiency, Its Role in Health and Disease, and Current Supplementation Recommendations},
  author={Kim M Pfotenhauer and Jay H. Shubrook},
  journal={Journal of Osteopathic Medicine Journal of Osteopathic Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={117},
  pages={301 - 305}
}
Abstract Vitamin D deficiency has been identified as a common metabolic/endocrine abnormality. Despite known dietary sources of vitamin D and the role of sunlight in its production, much of the US population may have inadequate levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Deficiency of vitamin D can be caused by a variety of health conditions, but studies on the effects of vitamin D supplements have had mixed results. This evidence-based clinical review discusses what is currently known about vitamin D… 
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