Harvard Health Blog
Vitamin D: What’s the “right” level?
By: Monique Tello, MD, MPH, Contributing Editor, Harvard Health Letter Many of my patients who come into the office for their physical exams ask to have their vitamin D levels checked. They may have a family member with osteoporosis, or perhaps they have had bone thinning themselves. Mostly, they want to know that they’re doing everything they can to keep their bones strong. Vitamin D is critical for healthy bones. But when we