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

Jamal, Sophie A; Emanoilidis, Helen
March 2008
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p15
Academic Journal
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.


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