Renewed concerns about low Vitamin D levels in Donegal

first_img Previous articleBeef Plan Movement “confident” following talksNext articleEastwood welcomes Apprentice Boys statement News Highland Renewed concerns about low Vitamin D levels in Donegal Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest By News Highland – August 14, 2019 The number of people in Donegal with a vitamin D deficiency is so high, that scientists initially thought there was a problem with their testing equipment.A Donegal GP who examined 10 thousand test results from Letterkenny University Lab found that 75 percent of samples had insufficient vitamin D levels.The Irish Times reports that Dr. Martin Coyne blamed the severe lack of sunshine in the county for the low levels of vitamin D and high number of people suffering with osteoporosis.Dr Coyne first raised this issue on Highland Radio’s Nine til Noon Show three weeks ago. At the time, he said while people take calcium in an effort to stave off osteoporosis, it won’t work without improved levels of Vitamin D…….Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook Google+center_img Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more