Vitamin D and calcium supplementation prevents severe falls in elderly community-dwelling women: a pragmatic population-based 3-year intervention study.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS We evaluated the effect of two programs for the prevention of falls leading to acute hospital admission in a population of elderly community-dwelling Danish residents. METHODS This was a factorial, pragmatic, intervention study. We included 9605 community-dwelling city residents aged 66+ years. We offered a prevention program… (More)

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@article{Larsen2005VitaminDA, title={Vitamin D and calcium supplementation prevents severe falls in elderly community-dwelling women: a pragmatic population-based 3-year intervention study.}, author={Erik R. Larsen and Leif Mosekilde and Anders Foldspang}, journal={Aging clinical and experimental research}, year={2005}, volume={17 2}, pages={125-32} }