Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - December 2010

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Vitamin D Update from the Institute of Medicine

Change in Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for Vitamin D In November 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report setting new dietary intake levels for calcium and vitamin D. These recommendations are replacing the previous references (which were called Adequate Intake values) that were made in 1997. The IOM states that these new DRI values are based on higher quality studies than were previously available. For vitamin D, the estimated average requirement for both males and females u... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, December 28, 2010

NEW! Order SpectraCell Supplies Online

SpectraCell is proud to announce their Physician Access Center" We strive to support our clients by providing new tools and resources. Our new Physician Access Center will make ordering supplies a convenient tool for physicians and their staff. This access center will allow physicians to: Order materials ranging from kits and requisitions to marketing supplies Preview the materials before ordering Download popular electronic materials to assist in building electronic communications To set ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, December 20, 2010

Webinar: Nutritional Considerations of ADHD & Autism

Presented by: Dr. Ron Grabowski Learn how micronutrient testing and nutritional considerations can be implemented into your practice to improve patient care. This webinar focuses the nutritional considerations of ADHD & Autism. Presentation Topics: What laboratory tests should be ordered with an autistic individual? How does homocysteine play a role in Autism? How does zinc play a role with ADHD? What levels of Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to be effective with ADHD?  Case Stu... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Friday, December 17, 2010

Telomere Lengthening Captures the Attention of ABC News and the World

Telomere testing and reducing the rate of shortening has captured the attention of mainstream media. Have we found the secret to the Fountain of Youth? Read the following news excerpt from November 29th’s news report: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Alzheimers/aging-reversed-mice/story?id=12269125 You can determine how fast you and your patients are aging with Telomere Testing from SpectraCell Laboratories, Inc.   Are you considering implementing telomere testing in your practice? If ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, December 9, 2010