Controversies and Consensus Regarding Vitamin D Deficiency in 2015: Whom to test and whom to treat?


Controversy continues to surround vitamin D testing, the diagnosis and clinical significance of vitamin D deficiency, and the benefits - or lack thereof - of vitamin D supplementation. 


Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn why low vitamin D may be a marker of ill health
  2. Name the benefits of Vitamin D supplementation
  3. Develop an understanding of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s position statement on Vitamin D testing


Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor


The Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
0h : 30m
MBA: 0h : 30m
RACGP: 1 pt
ACRRM - Fellow: 0.5 pts
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 0.5 pts
Endocrine System Diseases

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