Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements Get Low Marks for Primary Prevention of Fractures

June 5, 2018
Gregory M. Weiss, MD

Recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force that seem counterintuitive.

Reference1. US Preventive Services Task Force. Vitamin D, calcium, or combined supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018;319:1592-1599. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3185