Low serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in older persons and the risk of nursing home admission

Wow!!  3.5 times the risk for nursing home admission in Vit D deficient patients.  Skip the long term care insurance and buy some supplemental Vit D…  But seriously, if something as simple, cheap and safe as Vit D supplementation can drastically reduce the number of nursing home admissions, than articles like this one need to be pasted all over the news.

With all the research on Vit D and the large range of strong benefits, Vit D supplementation in the range of 2,000 IU/day needs to be moving in the direction of a national recommendation.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.