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Learning Disabilities, anti-epileptic drugs, and subsequent vitamin D deficiency - Oct 2014

Higher risk of vitamin D deficiency for people with learning disabilities Oct 2014

By Brant Cebulla who had been at Vitamin D Council

  • There is a well-established high prevalence of osteoporosis and fractures in the learning disabilities population
  • Roughly thirty-percent of people with learning disabilities take anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs), a long known cause and risk factor for low bone-mass density and fractures.

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