Letters Vitamin D deficiency

New vitamin D preparations needed

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c906 (Published 17 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c906
  1. Sally Hull, senior clinical lecturer1,
  2. Kambiz Boomla, senior clinical lecturer1
  1. 1Institute of Health Sciences Education, Queen Mary University of London, Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT
  1. s.a.hull{at}qmul.ac.uk

    The call for a change in UK public health policy on vitamin D is welcome.1 In 2009, our audit found that 80% of tests by general practitioners in Tower Hamlets in South Asian and black groups showed deficiency or insufficiency of vitamin D, as did over 50% of those in white people (table …

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