TITLE

Review: Calcium supplements increase risk for myocardial infarction but not mortality or stroke in adults

AUTHOR(S)
Ensrud, Kristine E.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;11/16/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses author's views on the impact of calcium supplements on patients with cardiovascular (CV) disorders. An analysis conducted on a patient reveals that, though, calcium supplements do not increase the risk of cause mortality or stroke, but they do increase the risk for myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with CV problems.
ACCESSION #
65456959

 

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