Insufficient evidence vitamin D, calcium prevent fractures

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said today that it recommends against low doses of vitamin D or calcium for the prevention of fractures in post-menopausal women. The USPSTF also stated that the evidence is insufficient that doses of vitamin D greater than 400 IU and daily doses of 1,000 mg of calcium help prevent fractures in women who have gone through menopause.

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