Reducing the risk of fractures with calcium and vitamin D: The combination is more effective than vitamin D alone

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Abstract

Conflicting evidence exists on the role of vitamin D, either alone or in combination with calcium, in reducing fractures. Some studies have shown a reduction in the risk of fractures, others have shown no effect, and one recent study found an increased risk of hip fracture.1 The best dose to use, which patients benefit most, and which fractures are most amena- ble to such treatment remain a clinical dilemma. In

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  • Opinder Sahota

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