Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

@article{Kahwati2018VitaminDC,
  title={Vitamin D, Calcium, or Combined Supplementation for the Primary Prevention of Fractures in Community-Dwelling Adults: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force},
  author={Leila Kahwati and R. Weber and Huiling Pan and M. Gourlay and E. LeBlanc and M. Coker-Schwimmer and M. Viswanathan},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2018},
  volume={319},
  pages={1600–1612}
}
  • Leila Kahwati, R. Weber, +4 authors M. Viswanathan
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • Importance Osteoporotic fractures result in significant morbidity and mortality. Objective To update the evidence for benefits and harms of vitamin D, calcium, or combined supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults to inform the US Preventive Services Task Force. Data Sources PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and trial registries through March 21, 2017; references; and experts. Surveillance continued through February 28, 2018. Study Selection English… CONTINUE READING
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