Vitamin D Council Newsletter December 17, 2013 View this email in your browser Supporters of the Vitamin D Council New health condition summary: Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s disease
We have published a new patient friendly summary on the link between vitamin D and Alzheimer’s disease.
Read about the latest research on the link between vitamin D and Alzheimer's disease.
Read the summary here! Have you seen Professor Heaney's blog?
Check out Professor Robert Heaney’s blog at http://blogs.creighton.edu/heaney/.
He’s written some great blogs recently, including “Pellagra and the Four Ds,” “Some Rules for Studies Evaluating Nutrient Effects,” and “The Sodium Story.”
Click here to donate today. Vitamin D Council Members Blog Vitamin D and risk of infection after gastric bypass surgery
December 16, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD Antibiotics and getting rid of bacteria in hospitals have both been tried in an effort to limit infection. What about strengthening the immune system? Continue reading → (membership required) A visual look: Does latitude relate to incidence of type 1 diabetes?
December 14, 2013 -- Jeff Nicklas In this new blog we explore the global incidence of type 1 diabetes to see if it relates to latitude and sun exposure. Continue reading → (open access) Mega dose or daily dose vitamin D for the breastfeeding mother?
December 13, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla A new randomized controlled trial reports, if you dose adequately, the breastfeeding mother can provide vitamin D in her breast milk by either single large monthly dose or by daily supplementation. Continue reading → (membership required) Why does the Vitamin D Council recommend 5,000 IU/day?
December 10, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD Organizations and institutions each recommend widely varied daily intake of vitamin D. How did the Vitamin D Council settle on 5,000 IU/day? Continue reading → (open access) Become a member today!
Vitamin D News Room Vitamin D status may predict risk of relapse in people with tuberculosis
December 16, 2013 A new study published in BMJ Open has found that vitamin D status may predict the risk of relapse in people with tuberculosis. Continue reading → New research suggests vitamin D status is a predictor of disability and death after stroke event
December 11, 2013 A new study out of China has found that vitamin D levels predict short-term disability outcomes and death in those who suffered acute ischemic stroke. Continue reading → New animal study discovers how vitamin D may work in multiple sclerosis
December 10, 2013 Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have found that vitamin D blocks damaging immune cells from getting to the central nervous system. Continue reading → The Vitamin D Geek shirt
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