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September 29, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Pilot Study of Education and Screening Efforts Targeting Vitamin D Insufficiency in African Americans Living in a Metro Southern Community

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Researcher Alexander S. Parker, Ph.D. Summary Conducted educational sessions and vitamin D screenings in the local African American community in order to understand the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in African Americans living in Jacksonville.

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Tags: African Americans, Dr Alexander S Parker, Florida project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, project, vitamin D deficiency


September 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Evaluation of Vitamin D Insufficiency and Inner City Asthma Among African Americans in Jacksonville, Florida

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Researcher Thanai Pongdee, M.D. Summary Screening participants from a previous vitamin D study for allergens and asthma in order to determine the link between vitamin D deficiency and asthma prevalence.

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Tags: asthmaency, Florida project, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, project, Thanai Pongdee M.D., vitamin D deficiency


September 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Evaluation of Vitamin D Insufficiency (Hypovitaminosis D) in African Americans Living in a Metropolitan Southern Community

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Alexander S. Parker, Ph.D. Consultant, Health Sciences Research Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract There is continued interest in the role of vitamin D insufficiency (hypovitaminosis D) as a risk factor for a variety of human diseases.

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September 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Evaluation of Vitamin D Insufficiency and Inner City Asthma Among African Americans in Jacksonville, Florida

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Thanai Pongdee, M.D. Senior Associate Consultant, Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida Abstract Asthma is an immense public health problem on both a national and global scale.

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Tags: African Americans, asthma, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2013, project, Thanai Pongdee M.D., vitamin D deficiency


September 11, 2014

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and Correlation between Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Adolescents from the Minority Communities in Olmsted County

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Seema Kumar, M.D. Consultant, Pediatric Endocrinology Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic Abstract Background: The problem of childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions.

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