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Vol 8, No 12 (2007): Practical Diabetology
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Factors determining bone mineral density Factors determining bone mineral density

Barbara Katra
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2007;8(12):469-472.

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Vol 8, No 12 (2007): Practical Diabetology
Original articles (submitted)
Published online: 2008-02-28

Abstract

Most of the scientific studies indicates the increase of frequency of bone fractures in people with type 2 diabetes in comparison to subjects without carbohydrate metabolism disturbations despite the usually increased bone density in type 2 diabetes. The poor bone quality could be responsible for this effect. The aim of this study was to assessed what kind of factors influence the bone density and quality in women with type 2 diabetes with the poor metabolic control. The age of the subjects in this studied group was determined as the strongest factor.

Abstract

Most of the scientific studies indicates the increase of frequency of bone fractures in people with type 2 diabetes in comparison to subjects without carbohydrate metabolism disturbations despite the usually increased bone density in type 2 diabetes. The poor bone quality could be responsible for this effect. The aim of this study was to assessed what kind of factors influence the bone density and quality in women with type 2 diabetes with the poor metabolic control. The age of the subjects in this studied group was determined as the strongest factor.
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Keywords

type 2 diabetes; bone mineral density; age

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Title

Factors determining bone mineral density Factors determining bone mineral density

Journal

Clinical Diabetology

Issue

Vol 8, No 12 (2007): Practical Diabetology

Pages

469-472

Published online

2008-02-28

Bibliographic record

Diabetologia Praktyczna 2007;8(12):469-472.

Keywords

type 2 diabetes
bone mineral density
age

Authors

Barbara Katra

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