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CME/CE Test

Could Obesity Affect the Response to Vitamin D Supplementation?

To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 75% on the post-test.

  1. You are member of the healthcare team seeing a 68-year-old woman for a wellness visit. She has questions about taking vitamin D supplements. Based on the previous results of VITAL, what can you tell her?
    Vitamin D improved cardiovascular (CV) outcomes but not the risk for cancer
    Vitamin D improved the risk for cancer but not CV outcomes
    Vitamin D generally failed to improve outcomes in subgroup analyses, including Black adults
    Vitamin D was associated with a slight improvement in the risk for mortality
  2. The patient’s BMI is 32 kg/m2. What should you consider based on the results of the current study by Tobias and colleagues?
    Obesity was associated with higher 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OH-D) levels among adults taking vitamin D supplements
    Obesity was associated with lower 25-OH-D levels among adults taking vitamin D supplements
    Obesity was associated with higher PTH levels among adults taking vitamin D supplements
    Obesity had no effect on 25-OH-D levels among adults taking vitamin D supplements