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Vitamin D supplementation in elderly or postmenopausal women: a 2013 update of the 2008 recommendations from the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO).

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BACKGROUND: Vitamin D insufficiency has deleterious consequences on health outcomes. In elderly or postmenopausal women, it may exacerbate osteoporosis. SCOPE: There is currently no clear consensus on definitions of vitamin D insufficiency or minimal targets for vitamin D concentrations and proposed targets vary with the population. In view of the potential confusion for practitioners on when to treat and what to achieve, the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis ...

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Rizzoli, R More by this author
Brandi, ML More by this author
Bruyère, O More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Current medical research and opinion
Volume:
29
Issue:
4
Pages:
305-313
Publication date:
2013-04-05
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EISSN:
1473-4877
ISSN:
0300-7995
URN:
uuid:954626dc-f8be-4cd4-811a-89b3e6b88262
Source identifiers:
394139
Local pid:
pubs:394139

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