Vitamin D deficiency in children and its management: review of current knowledge and recommendations.
Given the recent spate of reports of vitamin D deficiency, there is a need to reexamine our understanding of natural and other sources of vitamin D, as well as mechanisms whereby vitamin D synthesis and intake can be optimized. This state-of-the-art report from the Drug and Therapeutics Committee of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society was aimed to perform this task and also reviews recommendations for sun exposure and vitamin D intake and possible caveats associated with these recommendations.
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Attitude of Health Personnel
Bone and Bones
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Health Planning Guidelines
Severity of Illness Index
Vitamin D Deficiency
Pub Type(s)Journal Article