Letters Vitamin D deficiency

No clear evidence for universal supplementation

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c940 (Published 17 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c940
  1. Anandhi Nagaraj, consultant in public health medicine1,
  2. Andrew Howe, director of public health1
  1. 1NHS Harrow, Harrow on the Hill HA1 3AW
  1. anandhi.nagaraj{at}harrowpct.nhs.uk

    We do not agree that the public health approach to vitamin D deficiency should be universal supplementation (as in pregnant women, children, and elderly people) or fortification of foods with vitamin D.1 Apart from hospital based data and …

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