David B. Endres, Author at Dermatology Advisor

David B. Endres

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Vitamin D Insufficiency/Deficiency

At a Glance Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is common. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001-2006) reported that levels of 25-hydoxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) were less than 20 ng/mL in 32% of the population. Screening everyone for vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is not currently recommended. Indications for screening include: rickets, osteomalacia, or osteoporosis chronic kidney disease hepatic…

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