2011AM: Vitamin D -- Why all the Fuss? (CE: 1.0)
Vitamin D is about more than Ricketts. Low levels of Vitamin D are associated with multiple sclerosis, coronary heart disease, and some cancers. Too much Vitamin D from the sun can cause skin cancer. This presentation discusses the data supporting these ideas as well as other aspects of Vitamin D metabolism.
- Outline the importance of Vitamin D in maintaining good health.
- List diseases that are linked to Vitamin D deficiency.
- Define common sources of Vitamin D.
- Describe when, why, and how to test for Vitamin D in patients.
David Plaut, Consultant