Friday, June 15, 2007

From a public-health perspective, if you can
improve the health of 5% of 50 million people,
that's a lot of people.

Keith Norris, MD on inexpensive vitamin D supplements
to prevent diabetes and obesity.

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) was analyzed to correlate serum vitamin D levels with the incidence of diabetes and obesity. Those subjects in the lowest quartile of D levels were twice as likely to develop these high risk medical conditions.

Note to my pasty white D-ficient patients: How many more D-tales do you need?

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