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Vitamin D


Released Date:

5/1/2014

Revised:

8/1/2014

Title:

Vitamin D Testing and Supplementation

Description:

This guideline is to help physicians make evidence-informed decisions about appropriate use of vitamin D testing in Alberta. Recommended vitamin D supplementation and the absence of the need for testing in association with supplementation are discussed. The guideline was adapted from the Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series (2010) and the BC Vitamin D Testing Protocol (2010)

Target Population:

Adults, children and pregnant or lactating women

Exclusions:

Patients with malabsorption syndromes, renal failure, unexplained bone pain, unusual fractures, and other evidence of metabolic bone disorders who may require vitamin D testing determined by specialists managing these conditions.
  
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Vitamin D Testing And Supplementation
Guideline For Vitamin D Testing And Supplementation
Guideline