Contributions of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, co-morbidities and bone mass to mortality in Japanese postmenopausal women.

@article{Kuroda2009ContributionsO2,
  title={Contributions of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, co-morbidities and bone mass to mortality in Japanese postmenopausal women.},
  author={Tatsuhiko Kuroda and M Shiraki and Shiro Tanaka and Hiroaki Ohta},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          168-72
        }
}
It was reported that low bone mineral density (BMD), osteoporotic fractures and low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHVD) levels increase the risk of mortality in elderly Caucasian people. However, there is no data available on the relationship between bone mineral density or 25-OHVD levels and mortality in elderly Asian women. To determine whether or not low bone mineral density (BMD) or low 25-OHVD levels contribute to increased mortality risk, we conducted a prospective observational study in… CONTINUE READING
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