37 patient evaluations for Calcium/Vitamin D

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idasek
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idasek
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 26
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Sep 7, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 200 mg-200 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
BumbleBee
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BumbleBee
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: None
Fatigue: None
Sleep: None
Stiffness: None
function: All
external_stress: None
Stickman: none
Description:F56y
FM:25y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 1, 2012 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Vitamin D deficiency)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-200 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
shell052169
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shell052169
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 47y
  • Duration: 35 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
59 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jun 18, 2012 (Started May 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Vitamin D deficiency)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-200 units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
zoomer
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zoomer
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
61 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jan 1, 2012 (Started Feb 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • side effects
    Severe (Heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 117 mg-133 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: stopped this few years ago. Just now updating. Caused heartburn
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 24, 2009 (Started Feb 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take with breakfast, keep bottle somewhere convenient, take a few times a week...more in dark winter months in Alaska as helps lift mood and helps w/seasonal affective disorder
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2009 (Started Feb 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Feb 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: The Vitamin D part is especially important as I live in Alaska. not much sunshine. Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to depression.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2009 (Started Feb 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: put the bottle somewhere that will remind you to take

  • 0 helpful marks
josearamirez
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josearamirez
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 51y
  • Organ: Heart
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
  1. Heart : 5y Transplanted
I have:
Heart Transplant

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Aug 2, 2011 (Started Mar 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Doctor recommendation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 600 mg-400 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
dixie pixie
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dixie pixie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jun 28, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 18, 2011 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 22, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

Feb 20, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

Apr 4, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
catsmeow
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catsmeow
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Jun 2, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Keep bone mass high)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 600 mg-200 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Simply Complicated
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Simply Complicated
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:F56y
FM:8y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 26, 2010 (Started May 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Osteoporosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 600 mg-200 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: stopped due to gall bladder attack

  • 0 helpful marks
arkk
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arkk
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: severe
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 20, 2010 (Started Oct 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Risk of harm)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg-125 units Daily
Advice & Tips: Due to taking other other vits and having sun lights enough
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
dsseak
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dsseak
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F48y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 4, 2010 (Started Oct 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Menopause)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 mg Daily

Aug 20, 2010 (Started Oct 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Menopause)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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