Vitamin D helps protect against osteoporosis (by promoting calcium absorption), moderates cell growth, aids in neuromuscular and immune function and reduces inflammation. However, there is insufficient data to access the benefits and harms for screening for Vitamin D deficiency. This study looks at current recommendations for Vitamin D screening and aims to provide information to providers and patients about Vitamin D.
UVMMC - South Burlington Family Medicine
Vermont, Vitamin D, Osteoporosis, Public health, Primary Care, Screening
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Cahill, Christina, "Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation" (2016). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 149.