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Effects of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on falls: a randomized controlled tria... - 0 views

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    Effects of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on falls: a randomized controlled trial.
    Bischoff HA, Stähelin HB, Dick W, Akos R, Knecht M, Salis C, Nebiker M, Theiler R, Pfeifer M, Begerow B, Lew RA, Conzelmann M.
    J Bone Miner Res. 2003 Feb;18(2):343-51.
    PMID: 12568412

    A single intervention with vitamin D plus calcium over a 3-month period reduced the risk of falling by 49% compared with calcium alone. Over this short-term intervention, recurrent fallers seem to benefit most by the treatment. The impact of vitamin D on falls might be explained by the observed improvement in musculoskeletal function.
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