[The relationship between vitamin D insufficiency and hip fracture].

Abstract

Recently the relationship of vitamin D insufficiency and fracture is noticed in elderly people. Vitamin D nutritional status is evaluated by measuring serum 25 (OH) D. Higher prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency is observed in the patients with hip fracture. This suggests that vitamin D insufficiency is one of fracture risk factor and improvement of vitamin D status reduce fracture risk. With the results of recent studies, we would like to discuss about fractures from the viewpoint of vitamin D insufficiency.

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@article{Sakuma2006TheRB, title={[The relationship between vitamin D insufficiency and hip fracture].}, author={Mayumi Sakuma and Naoto Endo}, journal={Clinical calcium}, year={2006}, volume={16 12}, pages={1968-72} }