IOF Position Statement: Vitamin D Recommendations for Older Adults

Osteoporos Int. 2010 Jul;21(7):1151-4. doi: 10.1007/s00198-010-1285-3. Epub 2010 Apr 27.

Abstract

This position paper of the International Osteoporosis Foundation makes recommendations for vitamin D nutrition in elderly men and women from an evidence-based perspective.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Accidental Falls / prevention & control
  • Administration, Oral
  • Aged
  • Drug Administration Schedule
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Female
  • Fractures, Bone / etiology
  • Fractures, Bone / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nutritional Requirements
  • Vitamin D / administration & dosage*
  • Vitamin D / analogs & derivatives
  • Vitamin D / blood
  • Vitamin D / therapeutic use
  • Vitamin D Deficiency / complications
  • Vitamin D Deficiency / diagnosis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency / drug therapy

Substances

  • Vitamin D
  • 25-hydroxyvitamin D