Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0002p47 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Vitamin D deficiency and structural and functional state of bone tissue in schoolchildren of Ukraine

Povoroznyuk Vladyslav , Tyazhka O , Balatska Nataliya , Budnik T , Kubey I , Haliyash N

Introduction: Vitamin D is an essential material in bone metabolism, and regulation of body minerals. Vitamin D deficiency has various causes, including limitations in sunlight exposure (type of clothing, sunscreen usage, indoor activity), seasonal geographic latitude and altitude, atmospheric pollution, diet, and ageing.The aim of the work was to determine the frequency of vitamin D deficiency among Ukrainian schoolchildren and its influence on bone min...