Chapter 47. Chapter 47. Calcium and Vitamin D

  1. ASBMR
  1. Bess Dawson-Hughes

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch47

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 47. Calcium and Vitamin D, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch47

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • calcium;
  • viatmin D;
  • falls;
  • fractures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Impact on BMD

  • Impact on Muscle Strength and Falling

  • Impact on Fracture Rates

  • Role in Pharmacotherapy

  • Intake Requirements

  • Acknowledgments