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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2014, Article ID 583039, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/583039
Research Article

Determinants of Vitamin D Levels in Italian Children and Adolescents: A Longitudinal Evaluation of Cholecalciferol Supplementation versus the Improvement of Factors Influencing 25(OH)D Status

1Health Sciences Department, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, 50139 Florence, Italy
2Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Health Sciences Department, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children’s University Hospital, Viale Pieraccini 24, 50139 Florence, Italy
3Pediatric Unit, Mugello Hospital, Borgo San Lorenzo, 50032 Florence, Italy

Received 27 May 2014; Revised 6 August 2014; Accepted 25 August 2014; Published 11 November 2014

Academic Editor: Sabrina Corbetta

Copyright © 2014 Stefano Stagi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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