Vitamin D concentrations among people aged 65 years and over living in private households and institutions in England: population survey.

BACKGROUND vitamin D deficiency among older people results in poor bone and muscle health and an increased risk of fractures. In the UK, government initiatives and the launch of the Osteoporosis Strategy have been in place since 1998, highlighting the importance of adequate levels of vitamin D for its prevention. The aim of this analysis is to assess… CONTINUE READING