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Vitamin d dose requirements for fracture prevention.
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PMID:  23034035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
To the Editor: In a recent pooled analysis of vitamin D dose requirements for fracture prevention, Bischoff-Ferrari and colleagues (July 5 issue)(1) reanalyzed data from clinical trials by taking into account vitamin D supplementation taken by participants in addition to the study medication. This reanalysis provides a more accurate estimation of the vitamin D intake. However, the results are inconclusive because the authors did not mention sunlight exposure, which is the natural physiological source of vitamin D. This substance is not a "vitalamine" but it is a secosteroid hormone that is normally produced by the skin. No dietary intake is . . .
Susan M Ott
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  367     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1367-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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