Calcium Absorption Efficiency as an Indicator for Vitamin D Sufficiency
If you are a healthy postmenopausal woman between 50 and 70 years of age,the Bone Mineral Research Center of Winthrop-University Hospital wants you! Low bone density is an important condition that affects millions of women after menopause. We invite you to participate in a research study of ways that vitamin Dand calcium work together to keep your bones strong..
Vitamin D and calcium are important nutrients for building strong bones. Calcium is necessary for making bone while vitamin D helps the body to absorb calcium. this study will help to determine the amount of vitamin D necessary to absorb calcium most efficiently.This study will last approximately 10 weeks and you will have to come in for a total of 3 visits.
Post-menopausal woman between the age of 50 and 70 who do not have osteoporosis or take medication for osteoporosis
John F. Aloia,M.D.
Bone Mineral Research Center