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More hospitals or more Vitamin D – your choice

More hospitals or more vitamins?

Ontario Canada TroyMedia Feb 2017
“Apparently, Ontario would rather spend $8,700 to hospitalize a citizen [ for 5 days of flu] than $40 to test him for vitamin insufficiency”


A few years ago most (all?) Canadian provinces decided to not pay for Vitamin D testing
Restriction on Vitamin D Testing have spread to several other countries.
See also VitaminDWiki

Tests for Vitamin D category listing has 135 items along with related searches

Why are doctors reluctant to accept vitamin D

  • Reason #10 "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary is dependent upon his not understanding it
  • Likewise, hospitals, drug companies, etc. would lose a lot of business

Increasing the vitamin D level of all Canadians to 40 ng would save 6 to 18 billion dollars a year – Nov 2016

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