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Vitamin D may be linked to patients' blood pressure levels   Vitamin D may be linked to patients' blood pressure levels
Date: 2011-11-23 09:25:50
Individuals who have high blood pressure may benefit from vitamin D testing, as new research indicates that many individuals with hypertension may benefit from supplementation with the nutrient.... Full Story

Low vitamin D levels may lead to arterial problems in children   Low vitamin D levels may lead to arterial problems in children
Date: 2011-11-21 16:36:59
Vitamin D testing may provide an important view to the heart health of young people, as new research has found that low levels of the nutrient may increase the risk of vascular complication that can lead to heart disease later in life.... Full Story

Group urges people to seek vitamin D testing in winter months   Group urges people to seek vitamin D testing in winter months
Date: 2011-11-18 16:48:41
With the days growing shorter and individuals receiving less exposure to sunlight, doctors are urging people to seek vitamin D testing to make sure they have adequate levels of the nutrient in their systems.... Full Story

Low vitamin D levels linked to increased heart risk   Low vitamin D levels linked to increased heart risk
Date: 2011-11-15 16:48:54
Individuals who are concerned about their heart health may benefit from seeking vitamin D testing, as new evidence suggests that low levels of the nutrient may increase a person's risk of experiencing heart failure.... Full Story

Expert recommends vitamin D testing   Expert recommends vitamin D testing
Date: 2011-11-08 16:45:03
There are relatively few food sources of vitamin D and people rarely get adequate amounts of sun exposure to maintain high levels of the nutrient. For these reasons, experts urge individuals to seek vitamin D testing, as large segments of the population may have dangerously low levels of the nutrient.... Full Story

Vitamin D may improve inflammatory bowel disease treatments  Vitamin D may improve inflammatory bowel disease treatments
Date: 2011-11-04 15:57:40
Individuals who experience a form of inflammatory bowel disease may benefit from seeking vitamin D testing. Two new studies show that low levels of the nutrient are linked to higher rates of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.... Full Story

Avoiding the sun can contribute to vitamin D deficiency   Avoiding the sun can contribute to vitamin D deficiency
Date: 2011-11-03 15:47:40
Thanks to fears over skin cancer risk, many people take steps to reduce their exposure to the sun. However, for individuals with lighter skin, vitamin D testing may be important to overall health. New research shows that Caucasians who shun the sun are at a much higher risk of deficiencies.... Full Story

Eggs may help individuals boost their vitamin D levels during the winter Eggs may help individuals boost their vitamin D levels during the winter
Date: 2011-11-02 15:58:14
With winter approaching, individuals may be more likely to receive unhealthy vitamin D test results, as the weakening sun and shorter days makes it more difficult for people's bodies to produce the nutrient. It is important for individuals to find other sources of vitamin D during this time of year.... Full Story

High doses of vitamin D safe and effective in overweight youths   High doses of vitamin D safe and effective in overweight youths
Date: 2011-11-01 15:57:02
It is not uncommon for an obese adolescent to receive unhealthy vitamin D test results. But new findings suggest that improving the nutritional status of these individuals may be simple matter of providing them with high-dose supplements.... Full Story

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