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Why is vitamin d important in preventing osteoporosis?
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Dr. Christopher Quinn
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It's important for most people to supplement with calcium and vitamin d for good bone health.
A simple blood test can be used to check for vitamin d deficiency.

In brief: Yes
It's important for most people to supplement with calcium and vitamin d for good bone health.
A simple blood test can be used to check for vitamin d deficiency.
Dr. Christopher Quinn
Dr. Christopher Quinn
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Calcium absorption
Along with sun exposure, calcium and vitamin d are part of the absorption and utilization of calcium.

In brief: Calcium absorption
Along with sun exposure, calcium and vitamin d are part of the absorption and utilization of calcium.
Dr. Ronald Krinick
Dr. Ronald Krinick
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