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Vitamin D in adult health and disease: a review and guideline statement from Osteoporosis Canada

David A Hanley, Ann Cranney, Glenville Jones, Susan J Whiting, William D Leslie, David E C Cole, Stephanie A Atkinson, Robert G Josse, Sidney Feldman, Gregory A Kline, Cheryl Rosen
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal de L'Association Medicale Canadienne 2010 September 7, 182 (12): E610-8
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john hadi

Well written!

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Manuel Santiesteban

Muy útil revisión de evidencia, aplicable para la práctica clínica.

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Jigsaw Natural Health

The ref ranges given are far too conservative to sustain optimal health a) in otherwise healthy individuals & b) in other health conditions.

No mention is made of K2, which is essential to prevent hypercalcaemia. When K2 is supplemented with D3, at a ratio of 100mcg K2 per 10,000 IU D3, no hypercalcaemia occurs, and hypercalcaemia is the event otherwise described by the medical profession as Vitamin D Toxicity. K2 picks up any excess blood calcium and sends it into the bones, including the teeth.

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Romeo Mariano

Vitamin D is a vitamin.
If you have no exposure to sunlight and no animal fat in your diet, you would have a severe deficiency in Vitamin D.

By your argument, you could also argue that Vitamin C is not a vitamin because if not for a single gene defect in humans, humans would be able to manufacture their own Vitamin C just as nearly all mammals do.

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Bibi Moore

Thank you for this report. I am not a medical professional but I find your articles very easy to understand and extremely helpful in my planning and implementing my own health care for now and the future.

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Scott Woods

vitamin D is Not a vitamin

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