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Vitamin D plays important role in bone health Vitamin D plays important role in bone health
Date: 2011-12-30 09:34:17
Individuals who are at risk for bone health problems by virtue of their age and gender may benefit from vitamin D blood testing, as experts say the nutrient plays a key role in strengthening bones and warding off fractures.... Full Story

Vitamin D shown to boost bone health   Vitamin D shown to boost bone health
Date: 2011-12-21 16:58:49
Vitamin D and calcium supplementation may significantly reduce a person's chances of experiencing a fracture related to weakened bones, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Vitamin D blood testing may help individuals learn if they could benefit from upping their intake of these nutrients.... Full Story

Excessive vitamin D levels may cause heart problems   Excessive vitamin D levels may cause heart problems
Date: 2011-12-15 16:41:52
Individuals are often warned about the importance of blood testing to check for vitamin D levels to make sure they are not deficient. Low levels of the nutrient can lead to a number of potentially serious health consequences like cardiovascular complications, weakened bones and respiratory problems.... Full Story

Children should be encouraged to go outside during winter, experts say   Children should be encouraged to go outside during winter, experts say
Date: 2011-12-13 16:45:54
Now that winter has arrived, experts are recommending that parents seek blood testing to measure their children's vitamin D levels. Many people end up developing significantly low levels of the nutrient during the colder months.... Full Story

Low vitamin D levels may contribute to urinary incontinence   Low vitamin D levels may contribute to urinary incontinence
Date: 2011-12-12 16:48:24
Individuals who suffer from unexplained urinary incontinence may benefit from talking to their doctor about vitamin D testing, as a new study suggests there may be a link between low levels of the nutrient and digestive problems.... Full Story

Low levels of vitamin D may contribute to development of diabetes   Low levels of vitamin D may contribute to development of diabetes
Date: 2011-12-05 16:36:50
Blood testing reveals that individuals who have low levels of vitamin D are significantly more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.... Full Story

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