Thu, 26 May|
Special Educational Event: The 'D-lightful' Vitamin D for Health in the Era of COVID-19
Join guest speaker, Dr. Michael Holick, of Biogena for this enlightening event.
Time & Location
26 May 2022, 14:00 – 15:00
About the Event
Join us for this educational event with our special guest speaker Dr. Michael Holick, presenting for Biogena, sharing important information about the many of the health benefits of vitamin D from birth until death.
We will look at the importance of vitamin D during pregnancy and lactation, and for reducing the risk of many acute and chronic illnesses including autoimmune disorders, deadly cancers, cardiovascular heart disease, and neurocognitive dysfunction. We will also consider consider the very topical aspect of it's importance in reducing the risk of infectious diseases including COVID-19.
Keen to know how to prevent vitamin D deficiency? Join us for this webinar...
*An appreciation for the importance of Vitamin D during pregnancy and early childhood
*Understand the definitions for vitamin D deficiency, insufficiency, deficiency and intoxication
*Gain knowledge about how to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency in infants, children and adults; including obese adults
*Understand the most up-to-date information regarding the important role of vitamin D in reducing risk for infectivity, morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19
*Understand the association of vitamin D deficiency with increased risk for autoimmune disorders, cardio vascular heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes among other chronic illnesses.
Dr. Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the field of vitamin D, skin, collagen and bone research. He is Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Biophysics and Molecular Medicine and Director Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory Boston University School of Medicine. He was the Director of the Bone Health Care Clinic at Boston Medical Center and is the Director of the Ehlers Danlos Clinical Research Program at Boston University School of Medicine. Over the past five decades he has made major contributions in the areas of vitamin D, skin disease, hair research, cancer research, metabolic bone disease, evolutionary biology, disorders of collagen metabolism and calcium metabolism.
Biogena is a leader in micronutrient supplements and a renowned partner in health and wellness. The company's in-house and industry's largest scientific team has long recognized the great potential of vitamins, minerals and botanicals in the area of resilience and has already conducted a wide variety of studies with promising results.
A 10-minute Q&A will take place at the end of the webinar when you will have an opportunity to ask specific questions following the presentation.