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Vitamin Deficiency

10/14/2010

Question:

can vitamin deficiency be determined by blood check up??

Answer:

In many cases a vitamin deficiency can be determined by a blood check up. However, often the diagnosis of a vitamin deficiency is made by a review of dietary history and presenting symptoms. For more information about vitamins I recommend going to: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/vitamins.html

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Response by:

Sarah Sauntry, RN, MS, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati