JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH
Harvard Medical School
900 Commonwealth Avenue, 3rd fl
Professor of Medicine and the
Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Ph: 617-278-0871; Fax: 617-731-3843
RE: Your March 6, 2018 JAMA publication.
I enjoyed your Viewpoint – in the 3/6/2018 JAMA – making the case supplements are usually worthless and occasionally dangerous, including vitamin D. However, you did not answer my previous questions. To the best of my knowledge, here are the correct answers:
- As a world respected Harvard University vitamin D expert, remind me how many cases of toxicity and/or deaths did Poison Control report from the 25,397 Americans who overdosed on vitamin D over the last 15 years?