Can Vitamin D be helpful in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or autoimmune diseases? the latest studies suggest that vitamin D supplementation can decrease the risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
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1:54 What is vitamin D?
2:35 What is the connection between vitamin D and the immune system?
4:03 Can vitamin D deficiency cause autoimmune diseases?
4:43 Can vitamin D supplements prevent Rheumatoid arthritis or autoimmune disease?
5:23 VITAL study (Vitamin D and Fish oil supplementation reduces the risk of autoimmune disease)
7:25 Can you find vitamin D in foods?
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Dr Diana Girnita is a double board certified physician in rheumatology and internal medicine. She completed a PhD in immunology, a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, immunology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh and rheumatology fellowship at University of Cincinnati. Dr. Girnita graduated from the Nutrition Science course from Stanford University and a Mindfulness course from The University of Massachusetts; She is the founder & CEO of Rheumatologist OnCall, a practice focused on broadening access to rheumatology and offering patients an integrative medicine approach.
Dr. Girnita teaches patients about autoimmune disease, arthritis and also helps them customized their treatment plans. Dr. Girnita is passionate about rheumatoid arthritis. The treatment plan is personalized to the patients needs and incorporates the proper nutrition, exercise and management of stress. After all,
“You have a disease, but YOU are not the disease”
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