Course curriculum

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    Introduction

    • Outline role of vitamin D
    • Where does vitamin D come from?
    • Implications for children’s bone health
    • What is a low vitamin D level?
    • How common is vitamin D deficiency in school age children?
    • Which school age children might be at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency?
    • How to prevent and treat vitamin D deficiency in school age children
    • To supplement or not?
    • Use vitamin D supplements in prevention and maintenance (11,13)
    • Doses of vitamin D
    • Which vitamin D preparation to use? (13)
    • References