Dr. Cannell takes a closer look at a RCT that found vitamin D supplementation does not improve bone density in post-menopausal women.
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Dr. Cannell discusses multiple studies that have found vitamin D, among other vitamins and minerals, especially silicon, may help osteoporosis and its complications.
Study shows the Dutch guidelines on osteoporosis and fracture prevention to be ineffective at improving vitamin D status
A recent study found that the recommended vitamin D dosage from the Dutch guidelines on osteoporosis and fracture prevention was inadequate.
Today, October 20th, is World Osteoporosis Day, a day dedicated to increasing awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis.
According to a new cohort study presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, vitamin D levels are associated with fracture risk.
Strontium shares many similarities with calcium. Therefore, does vitamin D status also influence the absorption of the drug strontium ranelate?
Dr. Cannell responds to a recent meta-analysis study that showed no effect of vitamin D on osteoporosis.
A recent study reveals a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis in breast cancer patients.
Dr Cannell explains the difference between activated vitamin D and 25(OH)D levels in the blood.
The final part of this blog series discusses how D may be needed to allow bisphosphonates to optimally improve bone mineral density and avoid fosamax jaw.