Vitamin D Information and Resources
Daily Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D
Vitamin D and Calcium Report Brief
Institute of Medicine completed a review of potential health outcomes associated with calcium and vitamin D to update the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).
Office of Dietary Supplements: National Institutes of Health –Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet on Vitamin D
Fact sheet that includes recommended intakes, sources of vitamin D, information on vitamin D deficiency, and a summary of the findings on vitamin D and health.
For Providers: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D
For Consumers: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Vitamin D Quick Facts
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee Opinion: Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation During Pregnancy
Screening of vitamin D levels in pregnancy should be limited to those identified at risk. Routine vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy should be contained to a prenatal vitamin.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Vitamin D Supplementation for Infants
Recommends that breastfed babies obtain adequate Vitamin D from other sources than breastmilk.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendations
Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Osteoporotic Fractures
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) has issued final recommendations on Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures.
The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program sent a letter and attachments on Vitamin D and Rickets to Public Health Providers and programs in June 2007: