March 23, 2010

Systematic Review: Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation in Prevention of Cardiovascular Events

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This systematic reviews aims to assess whether vitamin D and calcium supplements reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease in adults (without renal disease). The authors were limited by a small number of heterogeneous studies where cardiovascular disease was not the primary outcome. They concluded that vitamin D supplementation at moderate to high doses may reduce CVD risk, however, calcium supplements seem to have minimal cardiovascular effects.

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