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Tasmania Vitamin D official recommendation 20 up to 200 ng – March 2014

Tasmania is an island just below Australia

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Tasmania gets a lot of UV

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Tasmania gets less UV than Australia

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Tasmanis gets even less UV than Hawaii

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Yet, Tasmania tells people to stay out of the hot summer sun

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Does not seem logical. Suspect they have been too influenced by the sun scare in Australia

Lots of documents at

http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/pophealth/vitamin_d/vitamin_d_advice_for_clinicians
http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/pophealth/vitamin_d

Some of which are attached at the bottom of this page

Not much vitamin D available in capsules in Tasmania

  • The Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) at 1 October 2012 lists over 150 items as containing vitamin D.
    Appears that the highest dose vitamin D capsule is 1,000 IU
  • If need to restore: 50,000 IU/ month = Recommended supplementation dosing regimens for adults with risk factors for moderate-severe deficiency

Comment by VitaminDWiki

Tasmania recommends restoring adults with moderate deficiency risk factors with 50,000 IU/month
but that the highest dose over-the counter dose size is 1,000 IU.
Is the 50,000 dose size only available via a prescription?

Attached files

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3715 Tasmania UV Index map.jpg admin 20 Mar, 2014 15:02 28.77 Kb 1153
3714 Tasmania map.jpg admin 20 Mar, 2014 14:59 8.06 Kb 710
3713 Tasmania UV Index.jpg admin 20 Mar, 2014 14:59 34.33 Kb 892
3712 Tasmania sun.jpg admin 20 Mar, 2014 14:58 45.12 Kb 794
3711 Key_recommedations_on_vitamin_D Tasmania March 2014.pdf PDF 2014 admin 20 Mar, 2014 14:58 214.50 Kb 351
3710 Tasmanis Vitamin D Med professional March2014.pdf PDF 2014 admin 20 Mar, 2014 14:57 714.28 Kb 609
3709 VITAMIN D in Tasmania Feb 2014.pdf PDF 2014 admin 20 Mar, 2014 14:56 276.96 Kb 342
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