Advances in Pediatrics

Vitamin D Update in the Pediatric Population

  • Lindsey A. Warner
    Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B158, Aurora, CO 80045, USA

    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
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  • Rachel L. Sewell
    Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B158, Aurora, CO 80045, USA

    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
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  • Nina S. Ma
    Corresponding author. University of Colorado School of Medicine, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B265, Aurora, CO 80045.
    Bone and Mineral Metabolism Program, Section of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 13123 East 16th Avenue, B265, Aurora, CO 80045, USA

    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
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      Risk factors for vitamin D deficiency include preterm and exclusively breastfed infants, darker skin, decreased sun exposure and sunscreen use, obesity, malabsorption disorders, and medications that increase vitamin D catabolism.


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