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Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Community-Dwelling Adults: Common Questions and Answers.

@article{LeFevre2018VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Community-Dwelling Adults: Common Questions and Answers.},
  author={Michael LeFevre and Nicholas M Lefevre},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2018},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          254-260
        }
}
Measurement of vitamin D levels and supplementation with oral vitamin D have become commonplace, although clinical trials have not demonstrated health benefits. The usefulness of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels to assess adequate exposure to vitamin D is hampered by variations in measurement technique and precision. Serum levels less than 12 ng per mL reflect inadequate vitamin D intake for bone health. Levels greater than 20 ng per mL are adequate for 97.5% of the population. Routine vitamin… Expand
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