A new study suggests vitamin D helps decrease expression of receptors responsible for the pathogenesis of lupus, thereby reducing autoimmune activity.
Tag Archives: cholecalciferol
Dr. Cannell revisits a study led by Dr. Heaney which aimed to determine how much vitamin D is derived from food and sunlight.
In this new blog, Dr. John Cannell discusses the merits of testing patients’ cholecalciferol levels, the form of vitamin D that it is converted into 25(OH)D.
The potency of vitamin D supplements varies widely from what is advertised on the label, according to a study of 12 vitamin manufacturers.
Kate Saley discusses a meta-analysis in which Professor Tripkovic and colleagues reviewed 10 randomized controlled trials comparing vitamin D2 and vitamin D3 in raising serum 25(OH)D status.
Dr Grant reviews the the latest exchange between the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) and the Endocrine Society’s vitamin D and calcium dietary guidelines.
Dr Cannell reviews a recent study looking into vitamin D levels in critically ill patients in the ICU and length of survival.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 16% of American adults aged 20 years and older, and is even higher among African Americans.
Dr Cannell discusses the importance of vitamin D in burn victims during the healing process.
Dr Cannell gives four reasons why he believes that a level between 40-60 ng/ml is optimal.