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Lifestyle factors may contribute to vitamin D deficiency   Lifestyle factors may contribute to vitamin D deficiency
Date: 2011-10-28 15:52:33
The majority of individuals may benefit from vitamin D testing and possibly supplementation, as people today spend far less time in the sun where their bodies are able to produce the nutrient naturally, according to one expert.... Full Story

Expert says some people may need vitamin D supplements more than others   Expert says some people may need vitamin D supplements more than others
Date: 2011-10-21 15:40:26
Due to the fact that everyone produces vitamin D at different rates, experts are urging individuals to seek vitamin D testing to determine if they have sufficient levels of the nutrient. This may also illustrate whether or not a person's body produces the nutrient efficiently.... Full Story

Menopausal women consume insufficient levels of vitamin D  Menopausal women consume insufficient levels of vitamin D
Date: 2011-10-20 15:54:20
Women going through menopause may benefit from vitamin D testing, as a new study has shown that many individuals going through this stage of life have insufficient levels of the nutrient, which may put them at risk for developing serious chronic diseases.... Full Story

Vitamin D testing should be viewed as preventative medicine   Vitamin D testing should be viewed as preventative medicine
Date: 2011-10-19 16:02:37
Given the various diseases that are affected by vitamin D levels, experts say that vitamin D testing and supplementation should be considered a form of preventative medicine.... Full Story

New study confirms vitamin D's link to heart health risk factors   New study confirms vitamin D's link to heart health risk factors
Date: 2011-10-19 08:19:13
Individuals who are already at risk for cardiovascular complications may consider talking to their doctor about the benefits of vitamin D testing the next time they are in the office. New research confirms that low levels of the nutrient are linked to a number of heart health problems.... Full Story

Experts recommend vitamin D testing during winter months   Experts recommend vitamin D testing during winter months
Date: 2011-10-18 15:58:37
With winter approaching many individuals may benefit from talking to their doctor about vitamin D testing, as experts say their levels of this important nutrient will soon begin dropping dramatically.... Full Story

Most people think vitamin D testing should be done on a yearly basis   Most people think vitamin D testing should be done on a yearly basis
Date: 2011-10-10 15:59:40
Many people are experiencing nutritional deficiencies today, and a majority of individuals think that vitamin D testing should be conducted at least once a year as part of an annual wellness visit. ... Full Story

Study finds exercise boost vitamin D levels, reduces heart risk   Study finds exercise boost vitamin D levels, reduces heart risk
Date: 2011-10-06 15:43:04
Vigorous physical activity could improve the vitamin D test scores of individuals who are at risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, significantly reducing their chances of experiencing a cardiovascular event, according to a new study.... Full Story

Low vitamin D levels may increase type 2 diabetes risk   Low vitamin D levels may increase type 2 diabetes risk
Date: 2011-10-05 15:44:49
Vitamin D testing may be important for individuals who are at risk for type 2 diabetes, as a new study has found that lower levels of the nutrient may further increase a person's chances of developing the metabolic condition.... Full Story

People with fair skin may need to take vitamin D supplements  People with fair skin may need to take vitamin D supplements
Date: 2011-10-04 16:20:33
Fair-skinned individuals may benefit from vitamin D testing, as new research suggests that their skin will burn in the sun before it is able to produce high enough levels of the vital nutrient.... Full Story

Oral steroid use associated with low vitamin D levels   Oral steroid use associated with low vitamin D levels
Date: 2011-10-03 15:38:47
Individuals who take oral steroids for conditions like asthma, Crohn's disease or lupus may benefit from vitamin D testing, as a new study has shown that the medications may cause a severe drop in levels of the nutrient.... Full Story

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