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Vitamin D Deficiency: Evaluation and Treatment

Columbus, OH - March 2016

Vitamin D is crucial for bone health — it plays a role in calcium absorption, increased bone mineral density, and in preventing rickets, osteomalacia and fractures. Vitamin D deficiency has received significant media attention in recent years for its association with bone disorders, and for its possible association with other adverse health outcomes, including cancer, autoimmune diseases, infections, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular conditions.

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