Editorial by Drs Michael F. Roizen of the Cleveland Clinic and Jeffrey D. Roizen of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
The father-and-son coauthors write in response to the latest research paper reporting linking higher vitamin D levels to better health outcomes.
Chance of death after non-cardiac surgery reduced 2X by Vitamin D – Aug 2014
They recommend at least 50 ng
No comment on the first page (free) about the use of a loading dose to get to that level in a few days instead of a few months.
- Is 50 ng of vitamin D too high, just right, or not enough
- Overview Loading of vitamin D
- Trauma and surgery category listing has
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- Almost 6X more likely to die after coronary bypass if vitamin D deficient – Dec 2012
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