Vitamin D Part 3: The last in our D-lightful series on D.

Vitamin D Part 3: The last in our D-lightful series on D.

This is the conclusion of our Vitamin D trilogy! In my last couple articles on the D, we went over rickets with a healthy dosing of cautery mixed in, as well as how deficiencies of vitamin D most commonly occur. Here are the first two parts if you haven’t checked them out, here and here. We will finally be going over what Vitamin D actually does in our bodies! Isn’t that exciting!? Vitamin D is necessary for proper calcium regulation. Why…

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Vitamin D Part 1: Rickety Rickety Rickets

Vitamin D Part 1: Rickety Rickety Rickets

Let’s skip the introduction and jump right into some RICKETS! What the hell is that you ask!? Well, rickets was one of those diseases that baffled scientists and was a plague to society for hundreds of years.  Writings, that depicted symptoms that sounded eerily similar to those commonly found in children afflicted with Rickets, dating all the way back to the 1st and 2nd century AD. Francis Glisson was a physician back in yonder days.  Around the time bloodletting was…

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