Vitamin D: A Delightful Solution for Good Health

  • Category: Podcasts
  • Description: Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD, one of the world’s leading authorities on Vitamin D, discussed the role of vitamin D plays in maintaining optimal health and the importance of accurately measuring and maintaining appropriate levels of vitamin D.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Communicate the role of sunlight and describe the effects of aging, latitude, time of day and sunscreen use on vitamin D production
    • Describe the role of vitamin D for prevention of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, common cancers, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and other chronic diseases
    • Compare and contrast 25(OH)D assays and how to interpret their results
    • Discuss the causes and consequences of the vitamin D deficiency pandemic