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USPSTF recommendation statement on vitamin D, calcium supplementation to prevent fractures

20:00 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | AAAS

(JAMA Network) The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes current scientific evidence is insufficient regarding the use of vitamin D and calcium, alone or in combination, to prevent fractures in men and premenopausal women. The USPSTF recommends against daily supplementation with 400 IU or less of vitamin D and 1,000 mg or less of calcium to prevent fractures in postmenopausal women.

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