CME Webcast Teaches Physicians About Vitamin D Deficiency. Today on MedNet, we’re going to tell you all about vitamin D: its chemistry, the symptoms of deficiency, how to test for it, and how to treat it. We’re delighted to welcome our guest, Dr. Deborah Gordish. Dr. Gordish is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and the Associate Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine here at Ohio State.
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What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the effects of Vitamin D on the skeletal and nonskeletal systems; and UNDERSTAND testing guidelines and treatment recommendations for Vitamin D replacement.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Common signs and symptoms of vitamin D deficiency in economically developed countries
- When to do vitamin D testing
- Vitamin D toxicity
- Sunscreens and the amount of sun necessary to make endogenous vitamin D
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