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It depends on your current health conditions, gender...bla bla bla but 1000 IU to 3300 IU is the safe zone as per studies.

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Are you a full postop DSer?

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It all depends on what your blood tests show. Many (not all) take 50, 100 or 150k per day of D3 (dry). I take 100k per day (Sunday-Friday) and 150k on Saturdays. When I have my bloods done next month I'll probably have to tweak that depending on what they say. How much calcium citrate are you taking per day?

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Dumb question. What's DS mean?

Never mind. Just found it. Duodenal Switch. Same as Roux-en-y?

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Found answer. Another question.

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Not a dumb question at all.

A Duodenal Switch is very different than an RNY. Different operation, outcome, eating parameters and vitamin/mineral intake.

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3 hours ago, Postop said:

It all depends on what your blood tests show. Many (not all) take 50, 100 or 150k per day of D3 (dry). I take 100k per day (Sunday-Friday) and 150k on Saturdays. When I have my bloods done next month I'll probably have to tweak that depending on what they say. How much Calcium citrate are you taking per day?

I don't have the numbers yet for my vit d levels yet as they have TK mail it to me, but they just called me to tell me it was low & pth was high. So, do you think that I can take 200,000 iu daily with no real concerns?

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If your doctor ran the tests, what do they advise? Seems smarter to do what they say than quiz random folks on the internet.


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1 hour ago, Tufer777 said:

I don't have the numbers yet for my vit d levels yet as they have TK mail it to me, but they just called me to tell me it was low & pth was high. So, do you think that I can take 200,000 iu daily with no real concerns?

I'd wait to have the results in my hands. Then I'd start smaller. Probably 50k/day. Then get another blood test at 4-6 weeks & look at your numbers. That's how I've done it.

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