Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p101 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Vitamin D levels among Lebnaese children: Do we need to alter normal level?

El Ali Margo , Yaghi Yasser

Introduction: Vitamin D is essential for calcium metabolism as well as for fracture prevention. In children, low levels can cause rickets. A high prevalence of inadequacy in children has been reported in many studies. It is entirely prevalent in Lebanese children. There are different ways to detect cut-off points for vitamin D deficiency, The aim of this study was to describe the distribution of serum 25(OH)D levels in Lebanese children, males and females, to evaluate and prop...