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Epilepsy associated with low vitamin D 37 years ago, but still fewer than 1 in 1000 take vitamin D – Feb 2016

Vitamin D Deficiency in Children with Epilepsy: Are We Neglecting the Most Vulnerable? Pediatrics Feb 2016

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Two quotes:

  • “It has long been known that children with epilepsy are at risk of vitamin D deficiency (Offerman et al. 1979).”
  • “. . children admitted with epilepsy only 28% had had vitamin D levels checked, 100% had renal function checked and 100% liver function checked. Of those children whose vitamin D levels were checked 45% had low vitamin d but only 0.05% were on vitamin D supplements.

See also VitaminDWiki

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