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Controversies in Vitamin D
Sunday, March 03
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Melody J. Eide, MD, MPH, FAAD
- Maryam Mandana Asgari, MD, FAAD
- Jenny J. Kim, MD, PhD, FAAD
- Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD - Handout
- Steven Q. Wang, MD, FAAD
- Martin A. Weinstock, MD, PhD, FAAD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Counsel patients on Vitamin D recommendations, including supplementation and photoprotection.
- Recognize the importance and limitations of the current evidence for the role of Vitamin D in health and disease.
- Identify potential risks related to Vitamin D excess.
Vitamin D remains a hot topic, with possible health benefits continuing to emerge. Controversy has swirled over the conflicting evidence of disease protective relationships and the impact of photoprotection on sufficient vitamin D levels. This forum will discuss controversies in vitamin D, including a discussion of the evidence surrounding benefits, risks, and current recommendations for maintaining sufficient vitamin D. This will include a discussion of the relationship of vitamin D with immunity, skin cancer, skin of color, and the Institute of Medicine supplement recommendations.
|Sunday, March 03|
|3:30 PM||Introduction / Dr. Eide|
|3:35 PM||How much vitamin D do we need, and how should we get it? / Dr. Lim|
|3:55 PM||Vitamin D And Immune Function / Dr. Kim|
|4:20 PM||Fitzpatrick Skin Type, Photoprotection, And Vitamin D / Dr. Wang|
|4:45 PM||Vitamin D and Skin Cancer / Dr. Asgari|
|5:10 PM||Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Vitamin D? / Dr. Weinstock|