Peterson, GM, Winter and vitamin D deficiency: Does it matter anyway?, Australian Pharmacist, 5 pp. 36-38. ISSN 0728-4632 (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]
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- Vitamin D deficiency is common in Australia, affecting nearly one-third of adults aged over 25 years.
- The main source of vitamin D for Australians is exposure to sunlight. Thus, serum levels of vitamin D vary according to the season and are lower at the end of winter.
- 'A great deal of the population suffers from vitamin D deficiency, especially during winter months'.
|Item Type:||Professional, Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||vitamin D dificiency, winter,|
|Research Division:||Medical and Health Sciences|
|Research Group:||Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences|
|Research Field:||Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice|
|Objective Group:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)|
|Objective Field:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)|
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