Learning Objectives

  • Define the mechanism of Vitamin D metabolism
  • Discuss  the  serious  global  problem of Vitamin D deficiency
  • Diagnose Vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency
  • List the  indications  for testing  of Vitamin D
  • Describe  the  commonly used  methods  for  measurement  of  Vitamin D
  • Demonstrate complications of Vitamin D deficiency
  • Evaluate the correlation of multiple diseases and Vitamin D deficiency
  • Describe testing and treatment of Vitamin D deficiency
  • Explain recommendations for intake