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Date

2016

Abstract

Calcium supplementation is recommended for patients with osteopenia or osteoporosis to prevent further bone density loss. However, recent studies have shown associations between high calcium supplementation and increased cardiovascular disease and kidney stones. This study looks into current recommendations for calcium supplementations in light of these new findings.

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Thomas Chittenden Health Center

Keywords

calcium, osteoporosis, supplementation

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Medical Education | Primary Care