Vitamin D – What Is It and Are You Getting Enough?

In this Demystifying Medicine from McMaster University video, learn more about exactly what vitamin D is and why it is so important for your body.

According to the Scleroderma Foundation, while there is no proven cure for scleroderma, much can be done to prevent, minimize or alleviate its effects and symptoms. 

As we already mentioned in a recent post, according to the “Systemic Sclerosis Disease Activity Seen to Correlate with Vitamin D Deficiency” article, a two-year study found that 80 percent of systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients had deficient levels of vitamin D when compared to healthy controls, and worse disease symptoms.

Throughout June, our resident blogger and scleroderma patient, Nicola Whitehill, posted daily information and facts about scleroderma to celebrate thScleroderma Awareness Month.

Read all Nicola’s Scleroderma Awareness Month articles here.

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