USA: Vitamin D Suggested for Children, Seniors, Those With High-Risk Prediabetes

Empiric vitamin D supplementation is suggested for those aged 1 to 18 years, those older than 75 years, those who are pregnant, and those with high-risk prediabetes, according to an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline published online June 3 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Marie B. Demay, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues developed clinical guidelines for use of vitamin D to lower the risk for disease among individuals without indications for vitamin D treatment.

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