hrp0095p1-432 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2022

Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on serum vitamin D concentration in Korean children

Choi Jinjoo , Choe Yunsoo , Yang Seung

Purpose: Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is very common nowadays in children as well as in adults, probably due to decreased exposure to sunlight. COVID-19 pandemic resulted in school closure and decreased outdoor activity in children, which lead to lower chance for exposure to sunlight. It was reported that the higher level of visceral fat was associated with the lower vitamin D levels in children. The aim of this study is whether body mass index (BMI) affect seru...

hrp0097p1-418 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2023

Comparison of efficacy and safety of oral cholecalciferol administration at 4-week intervals and daily administration to correct vitamin D deficiency in adolescents

Choi Jinjoo , Choe Yunsoo , Yang Seung

Objectives: Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in pediatric population. Since low compliance may inhibit appropriate vitamin D supplementation in daily dosing regimen, intermittent high dose administration may be considered. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of monthly administration of oral cholecalciferol compared with daily dosing regimen in adolescents with vitamin D deficiency.Methods: This retrospective s...