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A study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has shown that obese children who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. The low vitamin D levels seemed to also correlate with insulin resistance, … Read more

A new study conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri has found that patients who require spine surgery are more likely to be deficient in vitamin D than the general population. The study was presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society. The researchers studied 313 patients, … Read more

You may have heard a great deal lately about the importance of vitamin D and cardiovascular health.  Numerous articles have talked about how the majority of people have dangerously low levels of vitamin D because they spend too much time indoors.  Sunshine helps the body produce the vitamin, so the recommendation has been to spend … Read more