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Hip fracture risk in relation to vitamin D supplementation and serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and observational studies

Lai, Jeffrey; Clements, Mark; Roddam, Andrew W; Banks, Emily; Lucas, Robyn

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BACKGROUND: Vitamin D supplementation for fracture prevention is widespread despite conflicting interpretation of relevant randomised controlled trial (RCT) evidence. This study summarises quantitatively the current evidence from RCTs and observational studies regarding vitamin D, parathyroid hormone (PTH) and hip fracture risk. METHODS: We undertook separate meta-analyses of RCTs examining vitamin D supplementation and hip fracture, and observational studies of serum vitamin D status...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010-06-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/1095
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/1095
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-331

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