Potential Explanatory Factors for Higher Incident Hip Fracture Risk in Older Diabetic Adults

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Elsa S. Strotmeyer ; Aruna Kamineni ; Jane A. Cauley ; John A. Robbins ; Linda F. Fried ; David S. Siscovick ; Tamara B. Harris ; Anne B. Newman (2011)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, volume 2,011 (issn: 1687-7063, eissn: 1687-7071)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3152969, doi: 10.1155/2011/979270
  • Subject: Clinical Study | Geriatrics | RC952-954.6

Type 2 diabetes is associated with higher fracture risk. Diabetes-related conditions may account for this risk. Cardiovascular Health Study participants (N = 5641; 42.0% men; 15.5% black; 72.8±5.6 years) were followed 10.9 ± 4.6 years. Diabetes was defined as hypoglycem... View more