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25-fold surge in vitamin D supplement prescriptions for kids in UK primary care

18:32 EST 3 Dec 2019 | BMJ Blogs

Increasingly higher doses and no prior diagnostic blood test in large number of cases The number of vitamin D supplement prescriptions written for children in primary care in the UK has surged 25-fold in under 10 years, reveals an analysis of family doctor (GP) prescribing data, published in the online journal BMJ Open. Increasingly higher doses [...]

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