NEARLY ALL HIP FRACTURE SUFFERERS HAVE LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS

Vitamin D deficiency is a major factor in osteoporosis-related hip fractures, say scientists in Scotland

Specifically, out of 548 patients age 60 and older with hip fractures, 97.8% had lower than normal vitamin D levels. In a quarter of all cases, levels were so low they were “effectively unrecordable.”

Source:
Current Medical Research and Opinion – August 3, 2005;21(8).
http://www.cmrojournal.com/

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