UNLABELLED This review describes the vitamin D status in different regions of the world with the objective of understanding the scope of hypovitaminosis D and the factors related to its prevalence that may contribute to the pathogenesis of osteoporosis and fragility fractures. INTRODUCTION Vitamin D status has been linked to the pathogenesis of hip… (More)
This position paper of the International Osteoporosis Foundation makes recommendations for vitamin D nutrition in elderly men and women from an evidence-based perspective.
OBJECTIVE To measure the impact on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of a sample of Mexicans with vertebral fractures. MATERIAL AND METHODS One hundred fifteen subjects with vertebral fractures were interviewed and compared with 135 subjects similar in age without the fracture. Subjects were men and women > 50 years of age with osteoporosis… (More)