2,400 patients over age 30
20 medical centers
4 year duration
Participants must not take > 600 IU of vitamin D if < 70 years old.
Suspect that this RCT will fail to get enough people willing to limit their levels of vitamin D.
Patients have not wanted to limit their vitamin D in several RCT in 2012 and 2013, so they were cancelled
4,000 IU may be enough Vitamin D for those who are not at high risk of being vitamin D deficient – such as elderly, darker skinned, obese, or shut-ins
One of the reasons is that this RCT is being widely announced - so lots of people are strongly suspecting the vitamin D will help
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- Diabetes 10X less frequent among people getting lots of vitamin D - Aug 2013
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