The effect of vitamin D on calcium absorption in older women.

@article{Gallagher2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of vitamin D on calcium absorption in older women.},
  author={John Christopher Gallagher and Vinod Yalamanchili and Lynette M. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 10},
  pages={
          3550-6
        }
}
CONTEXT Vitamin D is often recommended for use with calcium supplements to increase absorption. There are no systematic studies of vitamin D on calcium absorption that indicate what dose should be recommended. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to study the effect of increasing doses of vitamin D3 on calcium absorption. DESIGN AND SETTING We conducted a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial at Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE. PARTICIPANTS Participants included 163… CONTINUE READING