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Sunil J. Wimalawansa corresponding author

Abstract

During the past 15 years, the biological and scientific knowledge of the pleiotropic properties of vitamin D and its metabolites has expanded beyond the well-understood effects of vitamin D in calcium homeostasis and skeletal health.  Many, recently published peer-reviewed articles clinical and epidemiological studies support multiple extra-skeletal beneficial effects of having adequate serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations.  However, this knowledge has not translated into clinical practice.  Consequently, thousands of people are developing (and existing disease are getting worse) vitamin D deficiency release and complications , otherwise could have been prevented.

Keywords
disease prevention, vitamin D

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How to Cite
Wimalawansa, S. (2020). Disease prevention strategies using vitamin D. Advances in Health and Behavior, 2(2), 96-100. https://doi.org/10.25082/AHB.2019.02.005

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