a vitamin found in cod-liver oil, milk, and egg yolk, that is necessary for the growth and health of bones and teeth. Vitamin D prevents rickets. It exists in several related forms, including D-2 (calciferol), D-3, and D-4. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, produced by irradiating ergosterol and other sterols.

Red's Vitamin D book

Submitted by Jim K on Sat, 2009-02-21 15:44

Red has organized his on-going look at the wide ranging impact of Vitamin D into book form for us. His posts had grown so numerous on the subject that I didn't want them scattered and lost in the huge inventory of posts Cpnhelp has become! We will have it instantly available in a top menu link (when I get to connecting it). Since book pages are organized so as to exclude comments (unless they have been attached from prior forums with pre-existing comments) you can note your comments here.

Are your Vitamin D results accurate?

Submitted by Jim K on Mon, 2008-09-22 02:02

Dr. Mercola has alerted us to problems in the measurement of Vitamin D testing from different labs. He also explains the process of measurement nicely. Worth looking at if you've been tested from Quest. Thanks to Dr. Powell for sending this alert on.http://v.mercola.com/blogs/public_blog/warning--are-your-vitamin-d-test… 

Vitamin D in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Submitted by mrhodes40 on Sat, 2007-06-02 21:15

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Mar;103(3-5):793-8. Epub 2007 Jan 12.Click here to read Links
Vitamin D in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

* Martineau AR,
* Honecker FU,
* Wilkinson RJ,
* Griffiths CJ.

Centre for Health Sciences, Institute of Health Sciences Education, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT, United Kingdom. a.martineau@qmul.ac.uk