A study found that few hip fracture patients are prescribed vitamin D3, despite evidence that vitamin D improves health outcomes after fractures.
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Researchers discovered that vitamin D and exercise improved survival rate at one and four years after surgery for hip fracture.
Low vitamin D levels associated with increased post-operative medical complications in hip fracture patients, according to study
A recent study found that higher vitamin D levels were linked to fewer post-operative medical complications in low energy hip fracture patients.
Dr Bischoff-Ferrari’s recent publication reviews the relationship between vitamin D blood levels and muscle function. Dr Cannell discusses this as well as research on elderly fall rates.