Vitamin D Deficiency in Unselected Patients from Swiss Primary Care: A Cross-Sectional Study in Two Seasons

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BACKGROUND As published data on 25-hydroxy-cholecalciferol (25(OH)D) deficiency in primary care settings is scarce, we assessed the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D, potential associations with clinical symptoms, body mass index, age, Vitamin D intake, and skin type in unselected patients from primary care, and the extent of seasonal variations of serum 25… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138613

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@inproceedings{Merlo2015VitaminDD, title={Vitamin D Deficiency in Unselected Patients from Swiss Primary Care: A Cross-Sectional Study in Two Seasons}, author={Christoph M Merlo and Michael Trummler and Stefan Essig and Andreas Zeller and Andrzej T Slominski}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }