• USPSTF does not recommend screening asymptomatic adults for vitamin D deficiency

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said there is not enough evidence to assess the balance of benefits and harms of vitamin D deficiency screening in nonpregnant, asymptomatic adults.
    The “I” statement, which mirrors the USPSTF's 2014 recommendation in this clinical area, also applies to nonpregnant adults who do not have conditions or diseases for which vitamin D treatment is recommended, the USPSTF said.
    The authors of a corresponding evidence report wrote that the statement is based on a review of 46 studies including 16,205 participants. The review failed to
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  • USPSTF: Routine Vitamin D Screening Still on Shaky Ground

    USPSTF: Routine Vitamin D Screening Still on Shaky Ground

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    Evidence remained insufficient to support broad screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said.
    As it did in 2014, USPSTF determined that the lack of direct evidence precluded...
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  • Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force

    Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    There is insufficient evidence that screening for vitamin D deficiency among the asymptomatic general population is of any benefit, concludes an update of US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.
    Medscape Medical News
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