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)

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