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2000 to 2014 Saw Increase in Vitamin D Deficiency in Children

(HealthDay News) -- From 2000 to 2014 there was an increase in the rate of vitamin D deficiency diagnosis among children, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in Pediatrics.

Emre Basatemur, M.B.B.S., from the Institute of Child Health at University College London, and colleagues conducted a cohort study using primary care records of 711,788 children aged 0 to 17 years to examine the incidence rates for diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency every year from 2000 to 2014.


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