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Children With Cystic Fibrosis Not Well Covered By Guidelines For Vitamin D Needs - 10/08/2008

Children With Cystic Fibrosis Not Well Covered By Guidelines For Vitamin D Needs

Hopkins Children’s experts call for higher doses to address deficiencies
Release Date: October 8, 2008

Existing recommendations for treating vitamin D deficiency in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) are too low to cover the serious need, leaving most at high risk for bone loss and rickets, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/newsDetail.aspx?id=5448

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