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Vitamin D

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Vitamin D & vitamin D deficiency in kids | Raising Children Network

Vitamin D helps bones grow, develop and stay strong. Children get most of their vitamin D from sunlight as well as a small amount from some foods.

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Vitamin D - Lab Tests Online AU

Your doctor may request a vitamin D measurement as part of a general check-up because vitamin D deficiency appears to be very common in Australia

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Vitamin D Deficiency | myVMC

In Australia, about 50% of the population are deficient in vitamin D

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Vitamin D - BluePages

Find out if Vitamin D is likely to help.

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Vitamin D | Osteoporosis Australia

Vitamin D plays an essential role in bone health

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Vitamin D in pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adolescence

Building strong, healthy bones early in life is the best way to protect yourself from osteoporosis as you get older. Vitamin D has a crucial role in this process. This factsheet is about the importance of vitamin D in pregnancy and early life, the ways in which you can ensure that you, your baby or your child get enough vitamin D, and what to do if you think you or your child is at risk of vitamin D deficiency.

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Vitamin D - Cancer Council Australia

What is vitamin D? How much sun do we need to maintain our vitamin D levels? Find information on vitamin D, including vitamin D deficiency.

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Vitamin D - SunSmart

The sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation is both the major cause of skin cancer and the best natural source for the body to produce vitamin D.

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Inherited Vitamin D Disorders | myVMC

Inherited vitamin D disorders prevent the kidneys processing vitamin D and cause rickets, a skeletal condition affecting the bones of the skull and legs.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Vitamin D

may also give you protection against developing diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancer.

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