Vitamins D Deficiency: What a Pain It Is

Holick, Michael F.
December 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2003, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p1457
Academic Journal
Editorial. Focuses on vitamin D deficiency in the U.S. Evaluation of children and adults who reported persistent musculoskeletal pain that did not meet the criteria for fibromyalgia defined by the American College of Rheumatology; Association between nonspecific musculoskeletal pain and vitamin D deficiency; Effect of parathyroid hormone on mineral metabolism; Cost-effective method for preventing vitamin D deficiency.


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