Vitamin D to Treat Osteopenia -  Osteoporosis

 

 

A recently published study in the prestigious medical journal, Endorcine Practice issue of Nov/Dec 2011 concluded that Vitamin D was as effective in the treatment of osteopenia/ osteoporosis as the commonly prescribed drugs called Bisphophonates such as Fosamax ( alensronate) Actonel(residronate) and Boniva(ibandronate).

 

 

 

 

 







This article was written by Sarfraz Zaidi, MD, FACE. Dr. Zaidi specializes in Diabetes, photoEndocrinology and Metabolism.

 

 

Dr. Zaidi is a former Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA. Currently he is Medical Director of the Jamila Diabetes and Endocrine Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California.

 

 

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