Updated National Osteoporosis Society guideline on vitamin D
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Updated National Osteoporosis Society guideline on vitamin D

Kimberley Hackett @kj_hackett Assistant editor, Nursing Older People

Essential facts

Vitamin D helps regulate levels of the body’s calcium and phosphate, nutrients that are essential for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. There is also a potential role for vitamin D in the prevention of non-skeletal disorders, such as autoimmune disease, cancer, mental health problems and cardiovascular disease.

Nursing Older People. 31, 1, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/nop.31.1.10.s8

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