Potassium Bicarbonate Lowers Calcium Excretion and Bone Resorption


J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 January; 94(1): 96–102.
Published online 2008 October 21. doi: 10.1210/jc.2008-1662
PMCID: PMC2630872
Treatment with Potassium Bicarbonate Lowers Calcium Excretion and Bone Resorption in Older Men and Women
Bess Dawson-Hughes, Susan S. Harris, Nancy J. Palermo, Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa, Helen M. Rasmussen, and Gerard E. Dallal
Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (B.D.-H., S.S.H., N.J.P., H.M.R., G.E.D.), Boston, Massachusetts 02111; and Bouve College of Health Sciences (C.C.-S.), Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Address all correspondence to: Bess Dawson-Hughes, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111. E-mail: Bess.Dawson-Hughes@Tufts.edu.
Received July 30, 2008; Accepted October 15, 2008.

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