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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.

Complications in heart surgery: Does D matter?

Dr. Armin Zittermann and colleagues at the Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the Ruhr University Bochum in Germany just studied 4418 consecutive patients who underwent cardiac surgery.

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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.

2 Responses to Complications in heart surgery: Does D matter?

  1. Rita and Misty says:

    Dr. Cannell,

    Is is safe to supplement daily with beta carotene?



  2. Interesting to note: Dr. Zitterman coauthored the Vitamin A paper and the later Cardiac paper