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Aging - vitamin d - 22863

Vitamin D deficiency is common in the elderly. Risk factors include lack of sunlight, medications, malabsorption and surgery. Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with bone loss, increased risk of fractures, muscle weakness, pain and impairment of immunologic function. J Am Geriatric Soc 1995 43 822-828 22863 1996 Summary Interview PubMed
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