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.… 

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.