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Vitamin D in Japanese women: 91 percent have less than 30 ng– 2012

Journal of UOEH; Vol. 34 (2012) No. 4 p. 323-329 http://dx.doi.org/10.7888/juoeh.34.323
Hiroko MORI1), Yosuke OKADA1), Yoshiya TANAKA1)
1) First Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan

Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular, hypertension, cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases, as well as the risk of fractures. The major causes of vitamin D deficiency are lack of adequate vitamin D from dietary sources and avoidance of sensible sun exposure, amongst many others. Particularly, in women, vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency are common medical problems with insidious health consequences. The control of Vitamin D is important for many women to continue working longer in good health.

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