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2001, 3(4): 285-291 Back to browse issues page
Effective dose of calcium and vitamin D in prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
M Nakhjavani , F Fallahian
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Abstract: Osteoprosis is a preventable and treatable disease and its management is effective and safe. Inadequate intake of calcium and vitamin D may contribute to the high prevalence of osteoporosis among older persons. Decreased bone mineral density is a predictor of bone fracture. More epidemiologic studies should be conducted about the frequency of osteoporosis, hypovitaminosis D and intake of calcium in our country. In this article, the role of calcium intake and vitamin D in prevention and treatment of osteoporosis will be dicussed.
Keywords: Osteoporosis, Hypovitaminosis D, Treatment, Calcium, Supplementation, Vitamin D.
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Endocrinology
Received: 2006/11/21
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Nakhjavani M, Fallahian F. Effective dose of calcium and vitamin D in prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2001; 3 (4) :285-291
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Volume 3, Issue 4 (12-2001) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی غدد درون‌ریز و متابولیسم ایران، دو ماهنامه  پژوهشی مرکز تحقیقات غدد درون‌ریز و متابولیسم، Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
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