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Can calcium and vitamin D prevent fractures in community-dwelling older adults?

While supplementation may prevent fractures in certain populations, this meta-analysis addresses the question of whether it’s effective for people who don’t live in an institution like a nursing home.

Study under review: Association between calcium or vitamin D supplementation and fracture incidence in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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