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vitamin D (Ergocalciferol [Vitamin D2], Cholecalciferol [Vitamin D3]) is required for the maintanence for bones and teeth. It works to increase absorption of calcium and to prevent its loss through the kidneys.

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      • Thyroid cancer facts*
      • What is the thyroid?
      • What is the thyroid cancer?
      • What causes thyroid cancer?
      • What are the risk factors for thyroid cancer?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of thyroid cancer?
      • What are thyroid nodules?
      • What are the different types of thyroid cancer?
      • How is thyroid cancer diagnosed?
      • How is thyroid cancer staging determined?
      • What kinds of specialists treat thyroid cancer?
      • What is the treatment for thyroid cancer?
      • Surgery
      • Thyroid hormone
      • Radioactive iodine
      • Radiation
      • Chemotherapy
      • What kind of support is available for those with thyroid cancer?
      • What is the prognosis for patients with thyroid cancer?
      • Can thyroid cancer be prevented?
    • Rickets Rickets is caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Infants and children who are exclusively breastfed, have...learn more »
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      Rickets Article
      • Rickets facts
      • What is rickets?
      • What is the history of rickets?
      • What causes rickets?
      • What are rickets symptoms and signs?
      • How do health-care professionals diagnose rickets?
      • What is the treatment for rickets?
      • Who are the specialists who treat rickets?
      • What is the prognosis for rickets?
      • Is it possible to prevent rickets?
    • Vitamins and Calcium Supplements Vitamins are organic substances that are essential for the proper growth and functioning of the body. Calcium is a mineral...learn more »
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      Vitamins and Calcium Supplements Article
      • What are vitamins, and why are they important?
      • Calcium
      • Vitamin D
      • Folic Acid
      • Vitamin E
      • Vitamin A
      • Vitamin C
      • Vitamin B12
      • Vitamin B6
      • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
      • Niacin
      • Riboflavin
      • Vitamin K
    • Hypoparathyroidism In hypoparathyroidism, the parathyroid gland does not produce enough parathyroid hormone. Causes of hypoparathyroidism include...learn more »
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      Hypoparathyroidism Article
      • Hypoparathyroidism facts*
      • What is hypoparathyroidism?
      • What causes hypoparathyroidism?
      • What are the symptoms of hypoparathyroidism?
      • How is hypoparathyroidism treated?
    • Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA or Temporal Arteritis) Giant cell arteritis, inflammation of blood vessel walls, affects 10%-15% of polymyalgia rheumatica patients. Symptoms of giant...learn more »
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      Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA or Temporal Arteritis) Article
      • Giant cell arteritis (GCA) facts
      • What is giant cell arteritis?
      • What causes giant cell arteritis?
      • What are giant cell arteritis symptoms and signs?
      • How do health-care professionals diagnose giant cell arteritis?
      • What is the treatment for giant cell arteritis?
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Terms related to vitamin D-oral:

  • Cholecalciferol
  • D, Vitamin
  • Drisdol
  • Ergocalciferol
  • Vitamin D2
  • Vitamin D3