Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Sunlight brings warmth and light  and light brings vitamin D3…     Sunlight May Help Ward Off Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women Feb. 4, 2013 — Regular exposure to sunlight — specifically ultraviolet B (UVB) — may reduce the…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Vitamin D needs to be present in adequate amounts for diabetes (yes… and all other illnesses!)  to be treated effectively.  Ask your doctor to test your 25-OH D3 level to learn how safe you are! “It is…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Vit D is a hormone misnamed a vitamin – and it has potent anti-inflammatory benefits. Here it is used for breast cancer.    Quantum Dots Deliver Vitamin D to Tumors for Possible Inflammatory Breast Cancer Treatment Feb.…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Intriguing….  Is it the ingredients of the sunscreen that predispose to endometriosis OR the resulting vitamin D3  deficiency?   Sunscreen Ingredient May Be Linked to Endometriosis ScienceDaily (May 9, 2012) — Scientists are reporting a possible link between…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  here is a healthy anti-inflammatory agent.   How Vitamin D Inhibits Inflammation ScienceDaily (Feb. 23, 2012) — Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered specific molecular and signaling events by which vitamin D inhibits inflammation. In their experiments,…

Dr. Weeks’  Comment:  Vitamin D reduces falls and, should you fall, reduces fracture. Not bad for $11/month. Vitamin D Supplementation Can Reduce Falls in Nursing Care Facilities ScienceDaily (Jan. 24, 2010) — Giving people living in nursing facilities vitamin D…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:    I bet, dear reader, that your level of Vitamin D is dangerously low. I also bet that your doctor won’ think to test your level (“25-OH D3” is the test).  Again, if the solution isn’t a profitable…