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Vitamin D Deficiency In Children
<ul><li>Vitamin D Deficiency Remains the Most Common Cause of  </li></ul><ul><li>RICKETS </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th  Edition
<ul><li>BREAST-FED INFANTS , Because of the Low Vitamin D Content of Breast Milk, Rely on Cutaneous Synthesis or Vitamin S...
<ul><li>Cutaneous synthesis can be limited due to the </li></ul><ul><li>Ineffectiveness of the Winter Sun in Stimulating V...
<ul><li>Cutaneous synthesis can be limited due to the </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Practices & </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased C...
<ul><li>  Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a  PANDEMIC  </li></ul>2008 Apr;87(4):1080S-6S.
<ul><li>Hypovitaminosis D Appears to Be on the Rise in Young Children, With Implications for  SKELETAL  and  OVERALL HEALT...
<ul><li>A High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Was Found in Breastfed Infants and  </li></ul><ul><li>NURSING MOTHERS , ...
<ul><li>Children With Nutritional Vitamin D Deficiency Should Receive Vitamin D and Adequate Nutritional Intake of Calcium...
<ul><li>STOSS THERAPY </li></ul><ul><li>300,000–600,000 IU of Vitamin D Are Administered Orally or Intramuscularly As 2–4 ...
<ul><li>CHOLECALCIFEROL  (100 000 IU) is a safe, effective,   and simple way to increase calcidiol concentrations   </li><...
 
 
<ul><li>Oral / IM Ampoule </li></ul><ul><li>Containing   </li></ul><ul><li>5mg Cholecalciferol eq to 200,000 IU Cholecalci...
Increase in Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D after one month of CARA IN D 100,000 IU Dose in Children Journal of Steroid Biochemi...
<ul><li>Dose </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Infants Receiving Vitamin Enriched Milk </li></ul><ul><li>½ Am...
<ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Vitamin D Deficiency In Children
  2. 2. <ul><li>Vitamin D Deficiency Remains the Most Common Cause of </li></ul><ul><li>RICKETS </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th Edition
  3. 3. <ul><li>BREAST-FED INFANTS , Because of the Low Vitamin D Content of Breast Milk, Rely on Cutaneous Synthesis or Vitamin Supplements. </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th Edition
  4. 4. <ul><li>Cutaneous synthesis can be limited due to the </li></ul><ul><li>Ineffectiveness of the Winter Sun in Stimulating Vitamin D Synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Avoidance of Sunlight Due to Concerns About Cancer </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th Edition
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cutaneous synthesis can be limited due to the </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Practices & </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased Cutaneous Synthesis Because of </li></ul><ul><li>INCREASED SKIN PIGMENTATION </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th Edition
  6. 6. <ul><li> Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a PANDEMIC </li></ul>2008 Apr;87(4):1080S-6S.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Hypovitaminosis D Appears to Be on the Rise in Young Children, With Implications for SKELETAL and OVERALL HEALTH </li></ul>2008 Jul;93(7):2716-21.
  8. 8. <ul><li>A High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Was Found in Breastfed Infants and </li></ul><ul><li>NURSING MOTHERS , Predominantly Among Those Belonging to the Upper Socioeconomic Class. </li></ul>1998 Jul;87(7):737-40.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Children With Nutritional Vitamin D Deficiency Should Receive Vitamin D and Adequate Nutritional Intake of Calcium and Phosphorus. </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th Edition
  10. 10. <ul><li>STOSS THERAPY </li></ul><ul><li>300,000–600,000 IU of Vitamin D Are Administered Orally or Intramuscularly As 2–4 Doses Over 1 Day. </li></ul><ul><li>Stoss Therapy Is Ideal in Situations Where Adherence to Therapy Is Questionable. </li></ul>Chapter 48 18 th Edition
  11. 11. <ul><li>CHOLECALCIFEROL (100 000 IU) is a safe, effective, and simple way to increase calcidiol concentrations </li></ul>Vol. 87, No. 3, 688-691, March 2008.
  12. 14. <ul><li>Oral / IM Ampoule </li></ul><ul><li>Containing </li></ul><ul><li>5mg Cholecalciferol eq to 200,000 IU Cholecalciferol </li></ul>
  13. 15. Increase in Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D after one month of CARA IN D 100,000 IU Dose in Children Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Volume 103, Issues 3-5, Mar 2007, Pages 651-654
  14. 16. <ul><li>Dose </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Infants Receiving Vitamin Enriched Milk </li></ul><ul><li>½ Ampoule (100,000 IU) Every 6 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Nursed Infants </li></ul><ul><li>1 Ampoule (200,000 IU) Every 6 Months </li></ul>LIGHT RESISTANT AMPOULE PACKAGING
  15. 17. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>
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