Researchers evaluated whether vitamin D status affects one’s risk of developing secondary hyperparathyroidism after bariatric surgery.
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Researchers recently conducted an open trial in which they gave 100 patients with congestive heart failure 50,000 IU/week of vitamin D3. Dr Cannell explains the results.
Recently, doctors at Harvard Medical School and colleagues in Pakistan supplemented women with extremely high doses of vitamin D.
Researchers in Germany recently studied vitamin D levels in people with fractures.
Professional ballerinas have a high incidence of vitamin D deficiency, improving slightly during summer months, according to new research.
Primary hyperparathyroidism is one of the few diseases in which doctors have said vitamin D should not be used, as it might raise blood calcium levels.
Dr Cannell reviews a randomized controlled trial conducted by Dr Cosman and colleagues looking into teriparatide (Forteo), used to treat severe osteoporosis, and its effect on vitamin D.
Dr. Cannell takes a look at an observational study on D status and supplementation, and its role on parathyroid hormone normalization.