How to identify vitamin D deficiency

Handy guide lays out the facts


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Vitamin D has received a lot of attention lately, however, interpreting the available evidence can be challenging. What is clear is the importance of identifying those at risk of deficiency, and the need to treat to prevent or manage serious conditions like rickets and osteomalacia.

This handy guide was developed to allow a single source of clarity for pharmacists.

Here’s why you will find it valuable:

1. Identifies high-risk groups that may need immediate supplementation without screening.
2. Easily identifies people at risk of deficiency.
3. Clear instructions on when to refer for screening.
4. Indications on