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However, neither of these agents can increase bone mass. Calcium, and possibly vitamin D, may slow the rate of bone loss in patients with mild to moderate osteopenia. When obligatory calcium losses exceed net calcium absorption, bone mass is lost. Thus, an osteoporotic individual may benefit from an increased calcium intake, even if dietary calcium deficiency was not the original defect in skeletal homeostasis. At present, calcium supplementation is widely endorsed as an adjuvant to therapeutic regimens for osteoporosis.
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