Vitamins & Supplements

Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD, BCNSP

Associate Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy
University of Washington

Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the regulations of vitamins and supplements in the United States.
  • Identify the clinical symptoms and laboratory abnormalities that suggest the presence of vitamin deficiency in older adults.
  • Describe the optimal vitamin supplementation regimens in treating vitamin deficiencies.

[From the Winter 2016 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]