The Influence of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI's) on Blood Levels of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
We are recruiting healthy volunteers (DoD beneficiaries) whom are at least 18 years of age from the Nellis Air Force Base population. Subjects will not have any concomitant medical conditions, been diagnosed with any chronic illness that requires regular monitoring by a health care provider, have been living in Las Vegas for at least 3 months, and not be on any medications. Some subjects may be the PI or AI's patients. No special populations will be recruited.
Tricare Insurance Beneficiary (military insurance) receiving care at Nellis AFB
Male and Female (DoD beneficiaries) at least 18 years of age and have lived in the Las Vegas area for at least 3 months.
Subjects less than 18 years of age.
Subjects that have known malabsorption conditions.
25-OH Vitamin D less than 10
Non English speaking
Taking any prescription medication or over the counter antacids
Vitamin d supplements (excluding multivitamin supplements due to relatively low dose of vitamin D)
Any medical condition that requires regular monitoring by health care provider