Calcium homeostasis and osteoporosis

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Calcium homeostasis N Engl J Med. 2007 Jul 19;357(3):266-81. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jan;5 Suppl 1:S23-30. Clin Chem. 1999 Aug;45(8 Pt 2):1347-52. Calcium is found primarily in bone (99%), blood and ECF. The overall goal of calcium homestasis is to maintain biologically active ionized [Ca] within a narrow acceptable range (1.1-1.4 mmol/L) in order for critical functions… Read more »