Vitamin E Supplementation: What Should Health Professionals Tell Their Patients?
Joel Mason, M.D.
Dr. Mason reports no commercial conflict of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the widespread use of vitamin E supplements in the U.S.
- Describe the evidence regarding the potential benefits of vitamin E supplementation in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer
- Describe the evidence indicating that high doses of vitamin E supplements could feasibly produce harm.