ISSN 1662-4009 (online)

ey0015.5-7 | Fractures, vitamin D and steroids – unclear associations | ESPEYB15

5.7 Vitamin D and Fracture Risk in Early Childhood: A Case-Control Study

LN Anderson , SW Heong , Y Chen , KE Thorpe , K Adeli , A Howard , E Sochett , CS Birken , PC Parkin , JL Maguire , TARGet Kids Collaboration

To read the full abstract: Am J Epidemiol 2017;185:1255-1262Vitamin D and adequate dietary calcium intake are important for skeletal health and therefore it was expected that vitamin D concentration would be associated with increased fracture risk. However, here, the authors did not find any statistically significant association between concurrent 25(OH)D concentration and fracture risk. In addition...