Vitamin D did not improve bone and muscle outcomes in postmenopausal women.
Does sunblock inhibit the skin's production of vitamin D from sunlight?
The Waiting Room
A middle-aged woman presents with a two-year history of fatigue and mood changes. She attributes her symptoms to aging, but could it be a sign of a nutritional deficiency?
Can vitamin D deficiency play a role in post-fracture pain?
Clinicians should recommend vitamin D supplementation as well as exercise or physical therapy in community-dwelling adults aged 65 years or older who are at increased risk for falls.
Shouldn't vitamin D deficiency be considered the primary risk factor?
An epidemic of vitamin D deficiency in the Northern Hemisphere has been ignored for years. An endocrinologist recommended ergocalciferol 50,000 units three times a week for four to five weeks. If retesting shows improvement, dosing can be decreased to 50,000 units once a week. Alternatively, patients can be given OTC vitamin D 1,000 IU twice…
With fortified formula being shunned in favor of breastfeeding, rickets is making a comeback. Supplementation is the surest means of prevention.
Vitamin D3 at 2000 IU reduced the incidence of type 1 diabetes by 88%.
Is there any relationship between calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease (pseudogout) and vitamin D deficiency?