Comparison of the effects of two different types of calcium supplementation on markers of bone metabolism in a postmenopausal osteopenic population with low calcium intake: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVE To investigate calcium supplements in postmenopausal women. Calcium supplements in postmenopausal women with a low calcium intake have been shown to prevent osteoporotic vertebral fracture, but calcium is variably absorbed and often poorly tolerated, which may limit effectiveness. METHODS The study compared the efficacy and tolerability of 500… (More)

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@article{Albertazzi2004ComparisonOT, title={Comparison of the effects of two different types of calcium supplementation on markers of bone metabolism in a postmenopausal osteopenic population with low calcium intake: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial.}, author={Paola Albertazzi and Susan A. Steel and Elaine M Howarth and David W. Purdie}, journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society}, year={2004}, volume={7 1}, pages={33-40} }