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Letters Vitamin D supplements and disease prevention

Condescending neglect of northern Britain?

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 30 December 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6740
  1. Helga Rhein, GP
  1. Sighthill Health Centre, Edinburgh EH11 4AU, UK
  1. helga.rhein{at}

Existing evidence on taking vitamin D supplements might be imperfect for Bolland and colleagues,1 but it’s good enough for me.

If we have evidence that large doses of vitamin D can get you through intensive care with a much better chance of survival2 and that quality of life and survival is improved …

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