The D-Lighful Vitamin D: A Solution for Good Health

This lecture will provide important information about the Vitamin D deficiency pandemic, its health consequences, and how to prevent and treat Vitamin D deficiency. A light lunch will be provided.

What You Will Learn:

  •     Understanding the role of sunlight for Vitamin D
  •     Effect of aging, latitude, time of day, and sunscreen use on Vitamin D production
  •     Provide an appreciation for the role of Vitamin D for precaution of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, common cancers, and diabetes


Who Should Attend:

  •     All Boston University employees

 

Michael Holick, MD Professor of Medicine, Dermatology and Physiology, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Charles River Campus - Boston University Occupational Health Center (930 Commonwealth Avenue, West Pleasant Street entrance)