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Low levels of Vitamin D associated with Parkinson’s Disease – editorial April 2016

Serum vitamin D and risk of Parkinson's disease -Editorial

G. Webster Ross MD1,2,3,4,*, Helen Petrovitch MD1,2,4 and Robert D. Abbott PhD2,4,5
Movement Disorders, Article first published online: 19 APR 2016, DOI: 10.1002/mds.26639

© 2016 International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

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Study in current issue did not find relationship between Parkinson’s Disease and vitamin D

They speculated that it was probably because the current study only had 32% deficient, whereas previous (successful) study had 75% deficient.

They also noted that a previous RCT using (only) 1200 IU of vitamin D did not show much benefit

See also VitaminDWiki

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