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Determinants of vitamin D status in older men living in a subtropical climate.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Publication Date
Volume
17
Issue
12
Pages
1742–1748
Identifiers
PMID: 16932872
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

There is significant seasonal variation in 25OHD levels in men living in a subtropical climate. In contrast to postmenopausal women, men have low rates of suboptimal vitamin D status, even in winter. Routine vitamin D supplementation for this population of men is not warranted.

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