TITLE

Sunlight, Vitamin D, and Health (Part 2)

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, S. Laurance
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
PN;Aug2005, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on vitamin D's healing role as it relates to people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and multiple sclerosis. Dr. William Bauman and colleagues at the Bronx VA Medical Center in New York City, indicate that individuals with SCI are often vitamin D deficient. Bauman believes SCI predisposes people to vitamin D deficiency for several reasons. For example, he speculates that due to limited mobility, someone with SCI may not get as much vitamin D-producing sunlight as the general population.
ACCESSION #
17653289

 

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