Grandma, Cod Liver Oil, and the 2011 News Regarding Vitamin D (Pedcast)

Recently, a lot of attention has been paid by the medical community to the role of Vitamin D to maintaining good health.  Dr. Smolen discusses this important topic and gives some recommendations to make sure your infants, children, and teens are both bone healthy and well supplied with Vitamin D.

SmoNotes:

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Wagner, Carol L., and Frank R. Greer “Prevention of Rickets and Vitamin D Deficiency in Infants, Children, and Adolescents.” American Academy of Pediatrics 122.5 (2008): 1142-1152. Web. 8 Feb. 2011. <http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;122/5/1142>.

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Misra, Madhusmita et al “Vitamin D Deficiency in Children and Its Management: Review of Current Knowledge and Recommendations.” American Academy of Pediatrics 122.2 (2008): 398-417. Web. 8 Feb. 2011. <http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/122/2/398>.

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