Vitamin D-Day

September 2015
Community Practitioner;Sep2015, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p29
Academic Journal
The article discusses the public health issue on Vitamin D deficiency due to the resurgence of rickets among British children. Topics include a report from Britain's Vitamin D Mission saying that 77% of parents are unaware of their child's daily Vitamin D requirement, the important functions of Vitamin D within the body such as keeping bones and teeth healthy, and the symptoms and effects of Vitamin D deficiency. Treatment options for Vitamin D deficiency are discussed in mild and severe cases.


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