Thorne Research rebuttal to article: “Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women”

To Thorne Research’s valued medical practitioners and their patients:

A recent study, “Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women,”
published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, 2011, Volume 171(18):1625-1633,
has caused some concern among the public about the safety of dietary
supplements. We have thoroughly reviewed this study and share the following
analysis in order to help you better understand the study’s design and its
findings, and to help allay any concerns you may have.