Interesting you should post this. I just had a doctor's appointment last Friday and had lab work done. I asked for a D2, D3 and total Vitamin D test. Also asked for a fasting insulin level so I could do this HOMA calculation.
In March my doctor "sneaked" in a Vitamin D test without telling me. It showed I was low, so they started me on 50,000U once per week. Not sure how beneficial it is yet, plus the blood test is far too expensive. My insurance covers 80% of my lab work, and they priced it at 150.00 and I had to pay $60.00 for all my blood work in March. Too expensive for our tight budget, so I crossed it off the script for the blood work I had done this past Friday. I will talk to my doctor about this when I see him on 5/24. I've heard that there is not enough conclusive evidence yet to prove that is is beneficial. We'll see. Maybe it is the reason my chronic pain is lower and I've been able to do some much yard work.
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