Vitamin D Supplements May Not Benefit Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Genevra Pittman writing in Reuters reported that, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, daily vitamin D supplements may not relieve knee pain or slow cartilage loss in individuals with osteoarthritis. Michael Smith in MedPage Today added that the “trial contradicts observational studies that had suggested higher levels of vitamin D might slow the progression of the disease…reported” the researchers.osteoarthritis-knee-2

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