A recent study found East African women require 1.3 to 1.5 times more vitamin D than Caucasian women to maintain at least 20 ng/ml at northern latitudes.
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The Vitamin D Council’s in-home test kit does not sacrifice quality for convenience, according to study
Researchers at Heartland Assays found blood spot testing is as accurate for measuring vitamin D levels as is the standard method of serum analysis, LC-MS/MS.
A recent study evaluated the factors that lead to physician-ordered vitamin D testing and supplementation among individuals with chronic pain.
A recent study found that vitamin D deficiency diagnosis has exponentially increased among children in the UK over the last 14 years.
Do obstetricians provide routine vitamin D screening and supplementation for their pregnant patients?
A recent study evaluated the knowledge and practices of obstetricians regarding vitamin D testing and supplementation for their pregnant patients.
In today’s episode, Dr. Hollis discusses vitamin D testing and the importance of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Carole Baggerly discusses the Protect our Children Now project, a 2 year program focused on helping pregnant women achieve healthy vitamin D levels.
In this episode, Carole discusses the success of her vitamin D program for pregnant women, and provides insight on a study she helped publish regarding vitamin D status and preterm birth risk.
A recent publication suggested African-Americans are being misdiagnosed from vitamin D tests. How accurate is the information in this study?
Tom Weishaar discusses the dramatic increase in vitamin D testing during the past 10-15 years.