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Vitamin D does not improve bone health or prevent fractures, finds study


Quote: "They did caveat that vitamin D supplementation was still appropriate for groups at high risk of rare conditions such as rickets and osteomalacia, which can result after prolonged lack of exposure to the sun." it seems to me that it is quite likely that there is some work to be done on "normal" reference range for VitD, which is most likely to be also linked to ethnicity and seasonality. It is possible that, taking into account the "pandemic" prevalence of "low VitD" according to blood test results in otherwise healthy adults and children, the reference range should be "adjusted downwards". It may be added that, as someone else highlighted before me, VitD testing should be done appropriately to be meaningful.

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07 Oct 2018

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