Borje E. Christopher Nordin

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Determining risk is the first step in deciding on appropriate management steoporosis, most simply and elegantly defined as " too little bone in the bone " , is generally the result of progressive bone loss which, for all practical purposes, starts at menopause in women and at about the age of 50 years in men. Because women have a lower bone organ density(More)
Osteoporosis is the index disease for calcium deficiency, just as rickets/osteomalacia is the index disease for vitamin D deficiency, but there is considerable overlap between them. The common explanation for this overlap is that hypovitaminosis D causes malabsorption of calcium which then causes secondary hyperparathyroidism and is effectively the same(More)
BACKGROUND Dietary factors acutely influence the rate of bone resorption, as demonstrated by changes in serum bone resorption markers. Dietary calcium exerts its effect by reducing parathyroid hormone levels while other components induce gut incretin hormones both of which reduce bone resorption markers. The impact of dietary calcium on bone turnover when(More)
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