Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes with Vitamin D and Sunshine

2/9/2015; 35 minutes

Edward Gorham, PhD, UC San Diego School of Medicine, describes the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in terms of sun avoidance and person, place, and time. He identifies key items of evidence suggesting a protective association between sunlight, vitamin D, and risk of type 1 diabetes. He also lists the ways in which addressing vitamin D deficiency can have a positive impact on public health. Recorded on 12/10/2014. (#29083)

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