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Do not expect a doctor to recommend a pill which will eliminate his job (vitamin D)

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary is dependent upon his not understanding it”

10th reason in Why are doctors reluctant to accept vitamin D


Does Less Sun mean More Disease 5 minute video



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Proof that Vitamin D Works 78 PROOFS as of Feb 2017

Note: Many recent trials are not randomized - researchers appear to not want to condem a portion of the trial subjects to low vitamin D
When doctors will also decide that many people need vitamin D?


Less sun ==> Less Vitamin D ==> Less Health

Less Sun Less D Less Health
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INTERVENTION: Give Vitamin D to some people and see what happens

680 Intervention studies Sorted by disease prevented and/or treated

Meta-analysis of the Vitamin D Clinical Trials 518 items


VitaminDWiki is focusing on those who profit from vitamin D (rather than on those who lose)

Goal of VitaminDWiki - Improve Global Health
Health Maintenance Organizations have a failry fixed annual income per participant
For HMOS: More Vitamin D ==> Less cost ==> More profit
Healthy pregnancies need lots of vitamin D summarizes the increases in health with vitamin D

Problem
ReducesEvidence
0. Chance of not conceiving3.4 times Observe
1. Miscarriage 2.5 times Observe
2. Pre-eclampsia 3.6 timesRCT
3. Gestational Diabetes 3 times RCT
4. Good 2nd trimester sleep quality 3.5 times Observe
5. Premature birth 2 times RCT
6. C-section - unplanned 1.6 timesObserve
     Stillbirth - OMEGA-3 4 timesRCT - Omega-3
7. Depression AFTER pregnancy 1.4 times RCT
8. Small for Gestational Age 1.6 times meta-analysis
9. Infant height, weight, head size
     within normal limits
RCT
10. Childhood Wheezing 1.3 times RCT
11. Additional child is Autistic 4 times Intervention
12.Young adult Multiple Sclerosis 1.9 timesObserve
13. Preeclampsia in young adult 3.5 timesRCT
14. Good motor skills @ age 31.4 times Observe
15. Childhood Mite allergy 5 times RCT
16. Childhood Respiratory Tract visits 2.5 times RCT

RCT = Randomized Controlled Trial


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A little story about Australians and increased vitamin D levels
For decades Australians had been told that sunshine was deadly.
They avoided the sun, and some even used sunscreen 24 hours a day, during all seasons.
Then they noticed a big increase in a great many diseases.
The public thought that these increases might be due to low vitamin D from lack of sun.
The doctors said no, could not be, and the government would not even allow selling capsules containing more than 1000 IU
The public asked for vitamin D tests (about a 100X increase in 11 years)
The government then refused to pay for any more (unnecessary) vitamin D tests.
That did not stop the public - they took matter into their own hands.
Slight increase in Vitamin D levels (entire country increased vitamin D by 20X in a decade)
While the rest of the world had DECREASING levels of vitamin D
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