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Blood Test Neg. Low Vit.d

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 04:36 AM

well my sons blood work came back negative, dr said ( dont have exact numbers)his vit. d is low
he is 9 we been completely Gluten-Free for a week, and noticed some improvements.
we head to ped.gastric dr. Monday. He is so nervous and said Mom i ever want to eat gluten again. he remembers the tummy pain and ER visit.
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Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:48 AM

Low vitamin D levels are quite common now a days, and even more common amoung celiacs (possibly due to damaged GI tract causing absorption issues); I;m not sure how being Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerant affects D...

Sublingual vitamin B tablets are a good route to go for better absorption. The best is liquid vitamin D drops. 1000IU to 2000UI of vit D would be a good place to start for a child.

B12, calcium, ferritin, iron, and potassium are also often low in many people around here. It might be a good idea to check those out too.

I hope your son continues to feel better.
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