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Medical Supplies & Equipment

Professional Medical Supplies and Equipment at Discounted Prices Wilburn Medical USA


Visit the Link above for all your Professional Medical Supplies and Equipment.

Wilburn Medical Inc. was founded in 1997 to provide “Point of Care” testing equipment and supplies to Physicians, Clinics, Hospitals and Wellness Facilities in the Southeastern United States. Our mantra was to “under promise and over deliver”. We were accepted quickly and began adding additional offerings to our portfolio of products.

We have become an important supplier to Biometric Testing, Corporate Wellness, and Clinical Research organizations providing supplies, equipment rentals, and support for large and small facilities across the USA. With 3 strategically located warehouses we are able to keep shipping times and costs to a minimum. Let us be your “One Stop” source for all things medical.

Wilburn Medical’s web presence grew into our first “E Commerce” site in 2002. That site has evolved to become with a comprehensive listing of over 90,000 items from over 500 medical manufacturers. Our newest “E Commerce” platform was released in the 4th quarter of 2015.

If anyone in your organization or someone you may know is seeking great pricing and exceptional customer service, we invite you to look around our website or Call us at 1-877-WILBURN (1-877-945-2876).

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Vitamins & Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital


JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH, Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses the need for dietary supplements.

The main purpose of dietary supplements is to treat deficiencies of vitamins and minerals or to prevent such deficiencies. For people who are concerned that they may not have an adequate diet, it’s very reasonable to take a multivitamin or to take relatively low doses of different nutrients. Megadose supplementation, very high dose supplementation of any vitamin, mineral, or other nutrient, is not recommended due to the health risks.

Groups that will benefit from dietary supplementation include women of reproductive age and pregnant women. Folic acid is extremely important in preventing neural tube defects and other birth defects so these groups should be encouraged to take a supplement of a folic acid.

Also, calcium and vitamin D supplementation may be helpful for bone health, especially in older individuals who are at higher risk of osteoporosis and osteoporotic fracture or people who have lactose intolerance and tend to get very low intake of calcium or vitamin D-fortified foods. There are also some individuals, especially older people, who may have deficiencies of vitamin B-12 and could benefit from supplementation.

It’s important to select a high quality supplement. There are a couple of things that will indicate whether a supplement has a high level of quality control. One is looking for the GMP label which stands for Good Manufacturing Practices. The other is USP, which stands for United States Pharmacopeial Convention. These labels will indicate that the supplement has been certified in some way in terms of quality control, that it has gone through a certain audit in terms of the good manufacturing practices, and that it’s been tested for contents and for quality control.
It’s recommended you speak with your physician before taking any dietary supplement.

Learn more about the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital:

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Vitamins & Dietary Supplements

Vitamins: do you need supplements?


Should we be taking vitamin and mineral supplements? There is, unfortunately, no simple answer. Registered dietitian Daphna Steinberg says that for most adults under 50, a balanced diet is the best place to start, rather than the vitamin aisle. Rather than trying to guess what’s best for you, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or registered dietitian to know for sure!