KEY INFORMATION & RESOURCES
Medical Office Downloads
- Moving Research into Practice Charts Booklet
- Disease Incidence Prevention Chart in ng/ml
- Disease Incidence Prevention Chart in nmol/L
- Disease Incidence Prevention Chart – Pregnancy in ng/ml
- Disease Incidence Prevention Chart – Pregnancy in nmol/L
- Scientist’s Call to D*action
- Vitamin D FAQs
- Vitamin D FAQs for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Babies
- Breast Cancer Prevention Brochure
- Join D*action! Testing and Information Handout
- Iceberg Handout – General
- Iceberg Handout – Pregnancy
- Pain Chart
- Vitamin D Dose Response Curve
- Serum Level vs Intake Charts
- Cancer Prevention with Vitamin D
- Serum Level by Sun Exposure Amount for Non-Supplement Takers
- Average Serum Level by Vitamin D Supplement Amount
- Vitamin D Status by Indoor Tanning Use for Non-Supplement Takers
- Rates of Vitamin D Deficiency for US Women of Childbearing Age (NHANES data)
- 12 Steps to Reducing Fetal Exposures by Environment & Human Health, Inc.
- Incidence Rate of Type 2 Diabetes is >50% Lower in GrassrootsHealth Cohort with Medium Serum 25(OH)D of 41 ng/ml than in NHANES Cohort with Median of 22 ng/ml, 17th Workshop on Vitamin D, Chicago, IL, June 17-20, 2014.
- 25(OH)D Serum Levels ≥ 50 ng/ml may provide additional Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk, American Society for Nutrition, Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 26-30, 2014.
Research Summaries, Links
Additional papers can be found throughout grassrootshealth.net
Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations ≥40 ng/ml Are Associated with >65% Lower Cancer Risk: Pooled Analysis of Randomized Trial and Prospective Cohort Study, Sharon L. McDonnell, Carole Baggerly, Christine B. French, Leo L. Baggerly, Cedric F. Garland, Edward D. Gorham, Joan M. Lappe, Robert P. Heaney.
A Novel Approach Localizes the Association of Vitamin D Status With Insulin Resistance to One Region of the 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Continuum, Robert P. Heaney, Christine B. French, Stacie Nguyen, Mia Ferreira, Leo L. Baggerly, Ludovic Brunel, and Paul Veugelers.
Letter to Veugelers, P.J. and Ekwaru, J.P., A Statistical Error in the Estimation of the Recommended Dietary Allowance for Vitamin D, Robert P. Heaney, Cedric F. Garland, Carole A. Baggerly, Christine B. French, Edward Gorham.
Vitamin D Supplementation During Pregnancy: Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of Safety and Effectiveness, Bruce W. Hollis, Donna Johnson, Thomas C Hulsey, Myla Ebeling, and Carol L Wagner. (View the German Translation of the Abstract here)
Post-hoc comparison of vitamin D status at three timepoints during pregnancy demonstrates lower risk of preterm birth with higher vitamin D closer to delivery, Carol L. Wagner, Carole Baggerly, Sharon L. McDonnell, Leo Baggerly, Stuart A. Hamilton, Joyce Winkler, Gloria Warner, Carolina Rodriguez Cook, Judy R. Shary, Pamela G. Smith, Bruce W. Hollis.
Post-Hoc Analysis of Vitamin D Status and Reduced Risk of Preterm Birth in Two Vitamin D Pregnancy Cohorts Compared With South Carolina March of Dimes 2011 Rates, Carol L. Wagner, Carole A. Baggerly, Sharon L. McDonnell, Keith A. Baggerly, Christine B. French, Leo L. Baggerly, Stuart A. Hamilton, Bruce W. Hollis.
Vitamin D Supplement Doses and Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D in the Range Associated with Cancer Prevention, Cedric F. Garland, Christine B. French, Leo L. Baggerly, and Robert P. Heaney. (View the German Translation of the Abstract here)
Incidence rate of type 2 diabetes is >50% lower in GrassrootsHealth cohort with median serum 25–hydroxyvitamin D of 41 ng/ml than in NHANES cohort with median of 22 ng/ml, Sharon L. McDonnell, Leo L. Baggerly, Christine B. French, Robert P. Heaney, Edward D. Gorham, Michael F. Holick, Robert Scragg, Cedric F. Garland.
Quantifying the food sources of basal vitamin d input, Sharon L. McDonnell, Christine B. French, Robert P. Heaney.
Quantifying the non-food sources of basal vitamin D input, Sharon L. McDonnell, Christine B. French, Robert P. Heaney.
All-Source Basal Vitamin D Inputs Are Greater Than Previously Thought and Cutaneous Inputs Are Smaller, Robert P. Heaney, Laura A. G. Armas, and Christine French.
Sunlight and Vitamin D: Necessary for Public Health, Carole A. Baggerly BA, Raphael E. Cuomo MPH, Christine B. French MS, Cedric F. Garland DrPH, FACE, Edward D. Gorham PhD, William B. Grant PhD, Robert P. Heaney MD, Michael F. Holick MD, PhD, Bruce W. Hollis PhD, Sharon L. McDonnell MPH, Mary Pittaway MA, RD, Paul Seaton MS, Carol L. Wagner MD and Alexander Wunsch MD.
25-Hydroxyvitamin D in the Range of 20 to 100 ng/mL and Incidence of Kidney Stones, Stacie Nguyen, MPH, Leo Baggerly, PhD, Christine French, MS, Robert P. Heaney, MD, Edward D. Gorham, PhD, and Cedric F. Garland, DrPH.
The Role of the Parent Compound Vitamin D with Respect to Metabolism and Function: Why Clinical Dose Intervals Can Affect Clinical Outcomes, Bruce W. Hollis, Carol L. Wagner.
Meta-analysis of Vitamin D Sufficiency for Improving Survival of Patients with Breast Cancer, Sharif B. Mohr, Edward D. Gorham, June Kim, Heather Hofflich and Cedric F. Garland.
Meta-analysis of all-cause mortality according to serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, Cedric F. Garland, June J. Kim, Sharif B. Mohr, Edward D. Gorham, William B. Grant, Edward L. Giovannucci, Leo Baggerly, Heather Hofflich, Joe W. Ramsdell, Kenneth Zeng, Robert P. Heaney.
High-Dose Vitamin D3 Supplementation in a Cohort of Breastfeeding Mothers and Their Infants: A 6-Month Follow-Up Pilot Study, Carol L. Wagner, Thomas C. Hulsey, Deanna Fanning, Myla Ebeling, and Bruce W. Hollis.
Maternal Versus Infant Vitamin D Supplementation During Lactation: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Bruce W. Hollis, Carol L. Wagner, Cynthia R. Howard, Myla Ebeling, Judy R. Shary, Pamela G. Smith, Sarah N. Taylor, Kristen Morella, Ruth A. Lawrence, Thomas C. Hulsey.
Cellular and Molecular effects of Vitamin D on Carcinogenesis, JoEllen Welsh.
The impact of vitamin D in breast cancer: genomics, pathways, metabolism, Carmen J. Narvaez, Donald Matthews, Erika LaPorta, Katrina M. Simmons, Sarah Beaudin and JoEllen Welsh.
Genomic Vitamin D Signaling in Breast Cancer: Insights From Animal Models and Human Cells, Donald Matthews, Erika LaPorta, Glendon M. Zinser, Carmen J Narvaez, and JoEllen Welsh.
Vitamin D for Health: A Global Perspective, Arash Hossein-nezhad, and Michael F. Holick. (View the German Translation of the Abstract here)
Maternal 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Preterm Birth in Twin Gestations, Lisa M. Bodnar, Dwight J. Rouse, Valerija Momirova, Alan M. Peaceman, Anthony Sciscione, Catherine Y. Spong, Michael W. Varner, Fergal D. Malone, Jay D. Iams, Brian M. Mercer, John M. Thorp Jr, Yoram Sorokin, Marshall W. Carpenter, Julie Lo, Susan M. Ramin, and Margaret Harper.
Does Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency Increase the Risk of Preterm Birth: A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Lu-Lu Qin, Fang-Guo Lu, Sheng-Hui Yang, Hui-Lan Xu and Bang-An Luo.