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Study finds northern kids with arthritis lack vitamin D

"Indigenous populations in northern Canada are especially at risk for vitamin D deficiency"

ALAN ROSENBERG University of Saskatchewan HASSAN VATANPARAST University of Saskatchewan SARAH FINCH University of Saskatchewan In an analysis of global research, we recently found that children with the most frequent type of arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), have abnormally low vitamin D blood levels. We also found that those living in northern countries, such as…

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