Vitamin D with Dr Robin Park

This is a cross post from the FOAM4GP website.

The new blog / podcast is aimed at trainees and practicing primary care docs, GPs, students and anyone with an interest in preventative care and evidence based medicine.

Dr Robin Park has been producing a series of really cool, concise and entertaining dives into the evidence base around some of the really common parts of primary care.  EBM can be a bit dry – especially around preventative care, however Robin has a really nice style of engaging writing and quirky insight that makes it all seem fun!

So last week we teamed up to do a podcast and discuss Vitamin D – is it the new wonder substance that can prevent cancer, fractures, mental illness…  or is it all a storm in a D cup?

So if you want to read about the weird and messy world of vitamin D research, then hear a discussion involving Dr Robin, myself and 2 of my trainees whom I co-opted into an impromptu tutorial over the ether – then check out the podcast and page links below.

The written evidence Map from Robin is here: The Devil is in the vitamin D-tails


  1. […] GP from the “Sunny Coast”, sounds delightful!  Rob has been on the podcast way back in December 2013 when we chatted about the evils and virtues of Vitamin D.  Since then Rob has been busy working as a GP, writing the RACGP written examination (yep, I know, […]

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