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Vitamin D Deficiency and Treatment

A collage of vitamin D including fish oil, salmon, and sunlight.
A close up of a bone matrix.
A woman with multiple sclerosis has vitamin D deficiency.
A woman with diabetes and a vitamin D deficiency checking her blood glucose.
A woman with a vitamin D deficiency jumping rope.
A depressed woman with a vitamin D deficiency in bed.
A man soaking up vitamin D from the sun.
Vitamin D rich foods: salmon, cereal, milk, and egg yolk.
A man eating cereal, high in vitamin D, for breakfast.
A bottle of vitamin D supplements.
A woman eating breakfast.
An x-ray of a pelvis with osteomalacia, a symptom of vitamin D deficiency.
Blood test tube samples that are used to test fro vitamin D deficiency.
A collage of happy people with recommended dietary allowances for vitamin D.
A baby taking vitamin D supplements.
A child drinking from a glass of milk, vitamin D.
A woman sitting on a dock by a lake, getting vitamin D.
A doctor and patient talking about vitamin D and drug interactions.
A colon polyp could be linked to vitamin D levels.
A man jogging in the woods, getting vitamin D.
A woman getting her blood pressure checked.
A woman with dementia doing a crossword puzzle.

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