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ACE Report #4999
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Positive effect of D-003 on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effects of D-003 (10 mg/day) on bone mineral density of the lumbar spine and femoral neck in postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blinded study

Korean J Intern Med. 2011 Jun;26(2):168-78. doi: 10.3904/kjim.2011.26.2.168. Epub 2011 Jun 1

Contributing Authors: A Ceballos G Castano S Mendoza J Gonzalez R Mas L Fernandez J Illnait M Mesa R Gamez JC Fernandez R Telles D Marrero MG Eng D Ruiz Y Jardines

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Synopsis

83 postmenopausal women with osteopenia or osteoporosis were randomized to determine the efficacy of D-003, an isolate from sugar cane wax, on improving bone mineral density (BMD). Participants were treated with either 10mg/day D-003 or placebo for 3 years. Results at the end of the trial indicated that lumbar spine BMD was significantly improved with D-003 compared to placebo. Women treated with ...

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