Webinar #8 of 11 in the Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Clinical Training Series
Clinical Applications of Vitamin D
At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe why vitamin D should be classified as a hormone and not a vitamin
- Discuss the beneficial effects of vitamin D on many of the most common chronic diseases in our society
- Confidently prescribe optimal doses of vitamin D to maximize therapeutic benefit
- Use secondary biomarkers such as urinary or serum calcium, or serum parathyroid hormone to determine vitamin D overdose or adequacy
Original Air Date: September 20, 2014
Approved for 1.75 Pharmacy Credit Hours by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Ty Vincent, MD
Dr. Vincent is an Integrative Medical Physician licensed in Alaska and Hawaii. He completed his medical education and training at the University of Washington. Initially trained in family medicine providing the full-spectrum of medical care from clinic visits to managing patients from a conventional perspective, Dr. Vincent sought education in other forms of healing to promote optimal health.
He maintains a large group practice in Alaska: Mat-Su Integrative Medicine, as well as an integrative practice in Kona, Hawaii.
He authored the book entitled Thinking Outside the Pill Box to share his perspective on integrative Medicine.