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Table 1 Recommendations for patents at risk for D deficiency (JIA and other rheumatic inflammatory diseases)

From: Vitamin D—update for the pediatric rheumatologists

Age IOM recommendations for healthy children IOM recommendations for healthy children at risk of vitamin D deficiency Proposed recommendation for children with rheumatic diseases
EAR IU (μg)/day RDA IU (μg)/day UL IU (μg)/day Daily requirement IU/day UL, IU/day IU/day
Infants
0–6 months 400 (10)   1000 (25) 400–1000 2000 1000
6–12 months 400 (10)   1500 (38) 400–1000 2000 1500–2000
Children
1–3 years 400 (10) 600 (15) 2500 (63) 600–1000 4000 2000
4–8 years 400 (10) 600 (15) 3000 (75) 600–1000 4000 2000
Boys
9–13 years 400 (10) 600 (15) 4000 (100) 600–1000 4000 2000
14–18 years 400 (10) 600 (15) 4000 (100) 600–1000 4000 2000
Girls
9–13 years 400 (10) 600 (15) 4000 (100) 400–2000 4000 2000–3000
14–18 years 400 (10) 600 (15) 4000 (100) 400–2000 4000 2000–3000
  1. Adapted from references 52 and 72; EAR-estimated average requirement; RDA-recommended daily allowance; UL-tolerable upper intake level