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Old 09-27-2020, 07:43 PM   #21
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Saw this news this morning and was overjoyed. Great
minds THINK, and I admire them.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/26/how-...eficiency.html
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Old 10-24-2020, 05:06 AM   #22
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Re: Coronavirus - is low vitamin D a factor - vitamin D and respiratory conditions

My latest rapid response to a BMJ editorial letter listing 40+ papers (so completed studies) (some published some pre-print) looking at the impact of vitamin D levels on COVID + patients

They all point to vitamin D deficiency being a COVID-19 risk factor.

There is a vast amount of papers on the underlying biology of vitamin D and immune function.

Depressing there is so much information but so little being done.

As noted in the response the Gates Foundation have excluded vitamin D from funding - why is mystery and utterly perplexing - if there are very likely cheap effective mitigation strategies why not do the necessary research so they can be put into clinical practice ???????


IF anybody knows Gates, Bezos or other persons of influence please show them the letter - the refs are all there to check etc etc. - getting D levels up in the at risk groups may not help pharma or medical system profits but could help save lives, economies, and change the face of this pandemic

https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m3872/rr-5


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Old 12-19-2020, 04:47 PM   #23
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https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4912

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Old 12-22-2020, 10:26 AM   #24
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Re: Coronavirus - is low vitamin D a factor - vitamin D and respiratory conditions

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People are listening to you RB. Stay safe
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Old 12-23-2020, 12:18 PM   #25
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Glad to read this counter point.

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Old 12-23-2020, 12:24 PM   #26
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For your monthly monitor (or when any opp arrives), you can ask for vitamin D level check as part of the blood drawn. You can also ask your regular PCP for this and not wait for an oncologist order.

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Old 01-10-2021, 09:29 AM   #27
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Sorting Out Whether Vitamin D Deficiency Raises COVID-19 Risk

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jam...m_medium=email

Op-Ed: Don't Let COVID-19 Patients Die With Vitamin D Deficiency

https://www.medpagetoday.com/infecti.../covid19/90530
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Old 01-19-2021, 03:28 AM   #28
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Re: Coronavirus - is low vitamin D a factor - vitamin D and respiratory conditions

It needs to be said as a PSA, vitamin D deficiency is linked to a ton of health problems and increased mortality. Not just covid-19.
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Old 01-19-2021, 06:09 AM   #29
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The benefit of vitamin d supplements for those with deficiencies is huge, but the benefit to those without a deficiency are still quite significant, sitting at around a 20% reduction in respiratory infections. I'd take a 20% less chance of complications with COVID19 for no downside.
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Old 02-20-2021, 03:40 AM   #30
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Re: Coronavirus - is low vitamin D a factor - vitamin D and respiratory conditions

I've used Vit D3 plus k2 cause I was Vitamin D deficience. However, there are evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation could reduce risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and deaths.

I take 5,000 iu Vitamin D3 from vitaminexpress, one per day. Feel much more balanced. I actually take it before bed and I feel like I wake up more refreshed when I do.
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