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Going Viral: Episode 96
CPD: 1 Point

Going Viral: Episode 96
CPD: 1 Point

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Going Viral: Universal Vitamin D for Prevention of COVID-19?

 

In this episode:

 

– Vitamin D can, directly and indirectly, influence immune response to infection, especially RTIs and hence COVID-19
– Aim for Vitamin D blood levels of 90-100, which requires 3000 IUs/day, for COVID-19 prevention, consider adding Zinc and Vitamin C as well 
– 40% of Australians are Vitamin D deficient, especially in lower latitudes – such as Melbourne!

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Prof Peter Ebeling AO, Endocrinologist, Head of the Department of Medicine, Monash Health
Total time: 33 mins
 

 

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