Family Physician, Saskatoon
Project: Enhancing Daily Intake of Vitamin D3 Among the Arabic-Speaking Population: A Family Practice/ Patient-Centered Approach
For her CQIP project, Dr. Irini AbdelMallek looked at increasing the daily intake of vitamin D3 in Arabic-speaking patients. Dr. AbdelMallek and her team implemented a patient-led approach and designed questionnaires to identify the cause of the problem. This project focused on 100 patients using self-charting to increase their daily intake of vitamin D3. In conclusion, through education and tracking, vitamin D3 intake was increased.