Bone health

Low prevalence of osteomalacia suggests flaws in vitamin D deficiency criteria

The near absence of biochemical osteomalacia in people with ‘low’ vitamin D levels suggests a need for a rethink on the criteria for vitamin D deficiency – and the value of testing –  according to endocrinologists in New Zealand. Only one in 5000 vitamin D tests was associated with biochemical osteomalacia and the prevalence was ...

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