TITLE

2010 - A single, annual, high dose of oral vitamin D increased falls and fractures in older women

AUTHOR(S)
Cummings, Steven R.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;9/21/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study tracing whether a single, annual high dose of oral cholecalciferol or commonly known vitamin D increases risk for falls and fractures in older women. According to random control trials (RCTs) by K. M. Sanders and colleagues, intake of single, annual, high dose of oral vitamin D supplement increased the risk for fractures in older women. A chart presenting comparison between outcomes of annual single and high dose of vitamin D in older women is also presented.
ACCESSION #
54115034

 

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