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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

The importance of vitamin D status in liver disease

Almost 30% of Americans have liver disease, the most common form being non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is a manifestation of the metabolic syndrome and obesity. Others have hepatitis C or have injured their liver from drinking too much. The business of liver transplants is a rapidly growing field in medicine due to the dramatic increase in liver disease, mainly secondary to the obesity epidemic.

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  About: John Cannell, MD

Dr. John Cannell is founder of the Vitamin D Council. He has written many peer-reviewed papers on vitamin D and speaks frequently across the United States on the subject. Dr. Cannell holds an M.D. and has served the medical field as a general practitioner, emergency physician, and psychiatrist.