January 10, 2019
Geriatric Lecture Series

Vitamin D-Hype, Hope and Controversies, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Hypertension

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January 10, 2019
8:30–10:45 a.m.

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This program will discuss the controversies and interest around vitamin D supplements, hormone replacement therapy, and hypertension.

Participants will be able to

  1. outline the biochemistry and physiology of vitamin D, review the theoretical benefits of vitamin D supplementation, define vitamin D deficiency in older adults, discuss the lack of support for testing for vitamin D deficiency, and choose approaches to vitamin D supplementation in older adults;
  2. define menopause and understand its symptoms, review treatment options for the symptoms of menopause, and discuss risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy; and
  3. express the key aspects of hypertension.

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  • UNR Cooperative Extensions in Elko, Las Vegas, and Reno
  • and through Zoom technology
  • Category
  • Continuing Education
  • Lecture/Seminar
  • Training/Orientation
  • Audience
  • General Public
  • Health Professional
  • Region
  • North (Reno Area)
  • Rural (Other NV Area)
  • Online/Video
  • Outside of Nevada