A new study found that elderly individuals taking the lowest dose of vitamin D, at 24,000 IU monthly, had less falls than those taking higher doses.
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A recent study found that vitamin D supplementation and an annual medication review are cost-effective interventions that reduce falls in older adults living in assisted care facilities.
This past week, Dr Cannell gave a series of lectures and was the keynote speaker at Marshall University School of Medicine’s 25th annual research day.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of falls and vitamin D dosing schedules. They looked at effectiveness of daily dosing versus monthly or quarter year dosing.
A recent meta-analysis reports that daily vitamin D supplementation helps reduce falls among seniors living in long term care facilities.