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Episode 217: Shining a bright light on the Vitamin D evidence

In episode 217, Mike and James level the playing field by talking about the evidence behind recommended Vitamin D levels. We then start to look at the evidence for the use of Vitamin D in a variety of conditions, starting off with rheumatoid arthritis. At the end we realize the recommendations are far stronger than the evidence – surprise, surprise.

Show notes

1) The Calcium and Vitamin “Bible”

Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D. Institute of Medicine 2011. 

2) Variability in measurements

J Clin Endocrin Metab 2004;89:3152-7

Ost Int 1999;9:394-7

3) Vitamin D levels and outcomes

Am J Clin Nutr 2006;84:18–28

BMJ 2009;339:b3692

Arch Intern Med 2009;169:551-61

4) Change in level with 800 IU

Scand J Clin Lab Invest 2006;66:227–38

5) Vitamin D and rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis Rheum 2004;50:72-7

Ann Rheum Dis 2008;67:530–5

Autoimmun Rev 2012; 12:127–36

Semin Arthritis Rheum2011;40:512-31

Rheumatol Int 2012;32:3823–30

Rheumatol Int 2012;32:2129–33

Int J Rheum Dis 2011; 14:332–9

Scand J Rheumatology 1973;2:173-176

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