Vitamin D, at High Doses, Prevents Fractures

Clinical question Can vitamin D prevent important fractures related to osteoporosis?

Bottom line Vitamin D at dosages greater than 400 IU per day is effective in decreasing nonvertebral fractures, including hip fractures. The effect is dose dependent; dosages less than 400 IU per day are ineffective. A practical way to implement this low-cost approach is […]