Dr. Cannell discusses two recent studies which found that low vitamin D status is associated with an increased risk for kidney stones.
Tag Archives: calcium absorption
New study finds no evidence for a threshold of calcium absorption in response to vitamin D supplementation
A randomized placebo-controlled trial has found that there is no threshold for vitamin D levels beyond which calcium absorption is unaffected.
By taking 5,000 IU vitamin D every day, do you absorb enough calcium from your diet without having to rely on supplements?
Two recent studies raised the possibility that calcium supplements may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Let’s take a look at the results.
A new meta-analysis confirms that vitamin D prevents risk of fractures. The analysis provides vitamin D dose requirements most effective for fracture prevention.
Dr Cannell reviews a recent publication which takes a look at a particularly challenging case involving a patient who has dangerously low calcium levels.
Everything you need to know about how the parathyroid and vitamin D work together.