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Vitamin D: pregnancy and preconception with Professor Michael Holick

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Vitamin D: pregnancy and preconception with Professor Michael Holick

Recent studies have shown that women who supplement with vitamin D during pregnancy have a greatly reduced risk of complications including gestational diabetes, preterm birth and infection. In this interview, Professor Michael Holick reviews this research and provides invaluable recommendations for those considering vitamin D supplementation.

Professor Holick is Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics; Director of the General Clinical Research Center; and Director of the Bone Health Care Clinic and the Heliotherapy, Light and Skin Research Center at Boston University Medical Center. Prof Holick has established global recommendations advising sunlight exposure as an integral source of vitamin D. He has helped increase awareness in the paediatric and medical communities regarding the vitamin D deficiency pandemic.

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