Vitamin D in adult health and disease: a review and guideline statement from Osteoporosis Canada

Hanley, David A.; Cranney, Ann; Jones, Glenville; Whiting, Susan J.; Leslie, William D.; Cole, David E. C.; Atkinson, Stephanie A.; Josse, Robert G.; Feldman, Sidney; Kline, Gregory A.; Rosen, Cheryl
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE610
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Vitamin D in adult health and disease: a review and guideline statement from Osteoporosis Canada," by David A. Hanley and colleagues, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It discusses a study which explores the role played by vitamin D in fractures and on various diseases including diabetes mellitus, malignancies and cardiovascular ones. It concludes that calcium and vitamin D3 supplementation increases bone density in men over 50 years old.


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