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Vitamin D

12 results found for: vitamin d

Prescribing rates of vitamin D high for children

Prescribing rates of high doses of vitamin D are at an all-time high for British children.

From bump to baby

The huge changes that many women experience when they have a baby are well supported through their local pharmacy.

When should customers fork out?

Despite their growing popularity, there remains a great deal of public confusion about when VMS supplements are recommended or useful.

Vitamin D: Getting the balance right

Vitamin D is one of the positive effects of exposure to sunlight – but how can pharmacists help customers avoid the negative effects of overexposure?

Scenario: Vitamin D supplements

Customer Nusrat Begum is talking to pharmacist Parveen about how the vitamin D supplement she is taking doesn’t seem to be working...

Clinical briefing: Pharmacists helping with osteoporosis risk

A programme demonstrating pharmacists' ability to identify osteoporosis risk is being highlighted by NICE

Vitamin D reduces fracture risk in children

Vitamin D supplements may reduce the fracture risk in children under the age of six years

Supplements: Update on vitamin D

Everyone needs an intake of vitamin D equivalent to 10mcg (400iu) daily to help maintain healthy bones, teeth and muscles

Fultium Daily D3 – a new vitamin D supplement

Fultium Daily D3 is a vitamin D supplement from Thornton & Ross, available exclusively from pharmacies

Vitamin D protective in pregnancy

Vitamin D levels during the second trimester predict the risk of pre-eclampsia and pre-term delivery

Supplements: the right combination

The VMS market is growing at a steady rate thanks to increasing consumer awareness of preventative healthcare

Sun safety: Blue sky thinking

Clear advice is needed to ensure customers balance their risks of skin damage with vitamin D requirements