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World J Orthop. Nov 18, 2018; 9(11): 255-261
Published online Nov 18, 2018. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v9.i11.255
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Figure 4 Vitamin D levels in osteoarthritis patients at baseline and after vitamin D2 supplementation. At baseline, 72 participants had vitamin D deficiency (< 20 ng/mL) and 103 patients had vitamin D insufficiency (20-30 ng/mL). After 40000 IU of vitamin D2 supplementation per week for 6 mo, 100 knee OA participants achieved concentration above 30 ng/mL, 70 knee OA participants had vitamin D insufficiency, and only 5 patients had vitamin D deficiency. Vit D: Vitamin D; OA: Osteoarthritis.