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Valerie’s vitamin D

Pat Phillips

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Abstract

The case of a woman with a fragility fracture who is already taking risedronate and calcium is used to review vitamin D deficiency.

Article Extract

Vitamin D deficiency is one of several common and often unrecognised conditions in older women. This article reviews why it is important to identify patients with this condition and also discusses the management of affected patients.

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