Low-dose Vitamin D Prevents Muscular Atrophy And Reduces Falls And Hip Fractures In Women After Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 96
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 65+
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
1,000 IU of Vitamin (D2) for 2 years that improved serum Vitamin D from the deficient range into the sufficient range reduced falls (59%) and appeared to reduce muscular atrophy as assessed by more type II fibers and muscle strength.