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Recently diagnosed with severe vitamin d deficiency. What are known causes of vitamin d deficiency?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Poor intake/absorp-

There are three categories of problems leading to vitamin d deficiency.
--low intake of vitamin d: individuals on vegetarian diet & vegan diet --low absorption from the gastrointestinal tract: individuals with pancreatic or liver disease --inability to activate vitamin d: individuals with kidney failure.

In brief: Poor intake/absorp-

There are three categories of problems leading to vitamin d deficiency.
--low intake of vitamin d: individuals on vegetarian diet & vegan diet --low absorption from the gastrointestinal tract: individuals with pancreatic or liver disease --inability to activate vitamin d: individuals with kidney failure.
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