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September 13, 2008

9/13/2008 — Regarding the Vitamin D issues, after reviewing the evidence and the
controversies that I alluded to last time, I think that for all but a
few people, the evidence is very strong towards making sure that
Vitamin D levels are adequate.
For most people, this can be accomplished with adequate sun exposure in the summer time.

For people with Sarcoidosis (a rare disease), lowering Vitamin D levels may be advisable.
For people with Chronic Lyme Disease, vitamin D levels need to be
studied individually.  This is a serious medical condition and there
are some patients who appear to have been helped by the Marshall
For those of you with autoimmune disease, it would appear that adequate
vitamin D is beneficial.  There are still some unanswered questions but
not enough evidence at this time to warrant changing the standard