Influence of Vit D Supplementation on School-aged Children in an Area with a High Prevalence of Vit D Deficiency

JAMA Pediatr.

In school-aged children in this study with low baseline vitamin D status, oral vitamin D3 supplementation at a dose of 14 000 IU per week for 3 years was effective in elevating 25(OH)D concentrations but did not influence growth, body composition, or pubertal development.