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Review: Near legendary status of vitamin D

Medscape has posted a review by researchers at West Virginia University, in Morgantown.

Here’s what we know.

  • The article reviews the evidence for a role of vitamin D in bone health, diabetes, and cancer.

Most interesting is the diagram showing the metabolic pathway of vitamin D activation. The terms shown in the diagram are often discussed, but here we see their relationship to each other.

12/28/11 21:55 JR

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John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.