Vitamin D Deficiency Test Kit£7.99 Highly accurate results within 10 minutes Indicates whether your Vitamin D levels are sufficient, insufficient or deficient. Also indicates if the levels are too high (suggesting possible toxicity) Fully CE Marked for consumer use Vitamin D Deficiency Test Kit quantity — OR — Add to basket SKU: HEA251 / C1G Category: Home Health Tests Brand: One Step Description Reviews (0) Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones. Some people don’t have enough vitamin D – called vitamin D deficiency. Features and Benefits of the Vitamin D Deficiency Test Kit Highly accurate results within 10 minutes Indicates whether your Vitamin D levels are sufficient, insufficient or deficient. It also indicates if the levels are too high (suggesting possible toxicity) Fully CE Marked for consumer use What is Vitamin D Deficiency? Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones. Some people don’t have enough vitamin D – called vitamin D deficiency. Why do I need this test? Between October and March, the sunlight in Britain is not strong enough to make enough vitamin D, and up to a quarter of the population has low levels of it in their blood. Vitamin D deficiency can put people at risk of Rickets or Osteomalacia and some research suggests that not getting enough of it may also be linked to Heart conditions, Diabetes, Asthma and Cognitive impairment in older adults. Vitamin D deficiency at-risk groups The Chief Medical Officers of the UK say these groups are at particular risk of vitamin D deficiency: Pregnant and breastfeeding women, especially teenagers and young women. Infants and children under 5 years of age.People 65 and over. People who have little or no exposure to the sun. This includes covering-up for cultural reasons, people who are housebound or who stay indoors for long periods of time. People with darker skin, such as African, African-Caribbean and South Asian origin. These groups are not able to make as much vitamin D as those with paler skin. Related Products Home Thyroid Test Kit Stomach Ulcer Test (H Pylori) Anaemia / Iron Deficiency Test Home Allergy Test Kit Home Prostate Test Total Cholesterol Blood Test Kit Bowel Test (Faecal Occult Blood) Coeliac Disease / Wheat Gluten Intolerance Test Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Vitamin D Deficiency Test Kit” Cancel replyYour rating Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.