Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and health outcomes five years after active intervention ended: the Women's Health Initiative.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of women's health (2002), Volume 22, Issue 11, p.915-29 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium, Dietary, Cardiovascular Diseases, Dietary Supplements, Double-Blind Method, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Fractures, Bone, Humans, Incidence, Intervention Studies, March 2014, Middle Aged, Postmenopause, Public Health Sciences Division, Socioeconomic Factors, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, United States, Vitamin D, Women's Health

Abstract:

Clinical outcomes of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) calcium plus vitamin D supplementation trial have been reported during 7.0 years of active intervention. We now report outcomes 4.9 years after the intervention stopped and cumulative findings.