Vitamin D deficiency in the United States: a growing epidemic with serious health consequences.

@article{Drown2009VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency in the United States: a growing epidemic with serious health consequences.},
  author={Donna J Drown},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={117-8}
}
Until recently, the importance of vitamin D deficiency has focused on the incidence of rickets occurring in children and on osteomalacia occurring in the adult population. In addition, past research efforts focusing on vitamin D deficiency has linked suboptimal serum levels to heart disease, cancer, infection, and poor health overall. Over the past 20 years… CONTINUE READING