A pooled analysis of vitamin D dose requirements for fracture prevention.

@article{BischoffFerrari2012APA,
  title={A pooled analysis of vitamin D dose requirements for fracture prevention.},
  author={H. Bischoff-Ferrari and W. Willett and E. Orav and P. Lips and P. Meunier and R. Lyons and L. Flicker and J. Wark and R. Jackson and J. Cauley and H. Meyer and M. Pfeifer and K. Sanders and H. St{\"a}helin and R. Theiler and B. Dawson-Hughes},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={367 1},
  pages={
          40-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The results of meta-analyses examining the relationship between vitamin D supplementation and fracture reduction have been inconsistent. METHODS We pooled participant-level data from 11 double-blind, randomized, controlled trials of oral vitamin D supplementation (daily, weekly, or every 4 months), with or without calcium, as compared with placebo or calcium alone in persons 65 years of age or older. Primary end points were the incidence of hip and any nonvertebral fractures… Expand
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