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September 29th, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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 28th, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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 11th, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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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Tags: African Americans, Dr Alexander S Parker, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2012, project, vitamin D deficiency


September 11th, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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 11th, 2014

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

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

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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Tags: health disparities, Mayo Clinic, pilot project 2014, Seema Kumar M.D., vitamin D deficiency


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