Q&A: Can Taking Vitamin D Help Prevent My Child from Developing Autism?
December 20, 2019
For the first time in 12 years, the American Academy of Pediatrics revised their guidelines on identifying, evaluating and managing children experiencing autism spectrum disorders (ASD). One out of every 59 children has been diagnosed with ASD.
To mark the occasion, the Drexel News Blog caught up with Brian K. Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health to discuss his recently published research on the possible role of vitamin D in preventing ASD and what we know about how to minimize risk.
Lee discussed what researchers know about vitamin D and autism and what expectant mothers should do with these findings.
Read the Q&A on the Drexel News Blog: Can Taking Vitamin D Help Prevent My Child from Developing Autism?