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Less than half of elderly hip fracture patients take vitamin D supplements

Despite national recommendations for daily vitamin D intake, a new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that just 45.7 percent of patients reported consistently taking vitamin D supplements following a hip fracture, a known treatment and preventative strategy for osteoporosis.

Dr. Paul Jacob
Oklahoma Joint
Reconstruction Institute

9800 Broadway Ext.
Suite 201
Oklahoma City, OK 73114

Dr. Calvin Johnson
Oklahoma Joint
Reconstruction Institute

9800 Broadway Ext.
Suite 203
Oklahoma City, OK 73114