Vitamin D, sunlight exposure, and bone density in elderly African American females of low socioeconomic status.
McLennan County Medical Education and Research Foundation, Family Medicine Residency Program, Waco, Tex, USA. [email protected]
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Jan 01, 2010
25OHD insufficiency is common among low SES elderly African American women, and springtime sunlight exposure does not cause significant increases in 25OHD. Additionally, this population has low calcium and vitamin D intake from diet, and more women than expected had reduced BMD.
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