Vitamin D Deficiency

Q. My doctor says I have a low vitamin D level and recommended I take supplements. What does this mean?

A. Vitamin D is very important for bone health, as it is essential for promoting calcium absorption in the stomach. Typical diseases caused by vitamin D deficiency are Rickets in children and osteomalacia (soft bones) in adults.

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Vitamin D

When we talk about vitamin D, we think of bone. Vitamin D is very important for bone health, as it is essential for promoting calcium absorption in the stomach. Typical diseases caused by vitamin D deficiency are Rickets in children and osteomalacia (soft bones) in adults.

Wooster Family Medicine