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Effect of different dress style on vitamin D level in healthy young Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox students in Israel.

Authors
  • Tsur, A
  • Metzger, M
  • Dresner-Pollak, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Osteoporosis International
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
22
Issue
11
Pages
2895–2898
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-010-1492-y
PMID: 21110005
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Severe vitamin-D deficiency is extremely prevalent in ultra-Orthodox males. Despite rare secondary hyperparathyroidism, they represent an important previously unrecognized high-risk group for metabolic bone disease.

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