Endocrinologists release vitamin D guidelines

Traynor, Kate
July 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 14, p1276
Academic Journal
The article discusses the vitamin D clinical practice guidelines released by the Endocrine Society while mentioning an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report. Details concerning serum vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in infants, children, adults, and older adults are provided along with the deficiency-prevention measures. Comments related to the dietary sources and supplementation of vitamin D, and screening for vitamin D deficiency are cited by lead author of the guidelines Michael Holick.


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