TITLE

Calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, prevents osteoporotic fractures in people >= 50 years of age

AUTHOR(S)
Jamal, Sophie A; Emanoilidis, Helen
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating if calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, prevents osteoporotic fractures in 50 year old patients. Trials found out that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, prevents osteoporotic fractures and reduces bone loss at the hip and spine.
ACCESSION #
32435138

 

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