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 ...
Low prevalence of osteomalacia suggests flaws in vitamin D deficiency criteria
By Mardi Chapman
29 Apr 2021