Dr. Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D.
Dr. Michael F. Holick

’The D-Lightful Vitamin D for Good Health‘, from I.H.M.C. lecture, published March 16, 2013

Posted by admin on April 1, 2013 under Arthritis, Cancer, Case Files, Diabetes, Infectious Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Obesity, Osteomalacia, Osteoporosis, Rickets, Vitamin D | Be the First to Comment

View the latest video clip of Dr. Holick speaking about  …’The D-Lightful Vitamin D for Good Health‘, from I.H.M.C. lecture, published March 16, 2013 – click here to view the video clip:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiGBVDcbFVk&feature=youtu.be

“Influence of Vitamin D Status and Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Genome Wide Expression of White Blood Cells: A Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial”

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Influence of Vitamin D Status and Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Genome Wide Expression of White Blood Cells:  A Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial” was recently published in PLOS ONE and is available online by clicking here to view:  http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058725

A 65 year old female with osteopenia

Posted by admin on November 26, 2008 under Case Files | 3 Comments to Read

I was referred a 65 year old white female who on bone mineral density analysis was found to be osteopenic and had a history of 2” height loss.  She entered menarche at the age of 13 and had regular periods until menopause at the age of 52.  She was on hormone replacement therapy and developed breast cancer at the age of 61.  She underwent lumpectomy and radiation therapy, and initially was put on tamoxifen and placed on an aromatase inhibitor for the past four years.  She has limited her calcium intake because of concerns about vascular calcification and kidney stones.  There was no previous history of premature graying (which can increase risk of having osteopenia and osteoporosis) nor was there a history of kidney stones.   Read more of this article »