Vit D & Calcium Supplementation Could Save EU Healthcare Providers Billions in Treating Osteoporosis
- $4.2 billion a year in healthcare costs by avoiding bone fractures caused by osteoporosis, according to a new independent analysis commissioned by Food Supplements Europe.
- 1.24 million related fractures occurring in the EU every year, $22,300 per event
- 1,000 mg of calcium and 600 IU of vitamin D ==> 15% reduction in the risk
- Eliminating 186,690 fractures every year