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CONTEXT Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) may be more helpful than dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in detecting bone deficits in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to compare differences in bone mass measurement by DXA and QUS in T2DM and nondiabetic postmenopausal women. DESIGN, SETTING, AND(More)
Recently, a number of studies have demonstrated the potential beneficial role for novel anti-diabetic GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) in the skeleton metabolism in diabetic rodents and patients. In this study, we evaluated the impacts of the synthetic GLP-1RA Liraglutide on bone mass and quality in osteoporotic rats induced by ovariectomy (OVX) but(More)
Accumulating evidence suggests that oxidative stress is associated with osteoporosis. Serum uric acid (UA) is a strong endogenous antioxidant. Therefore, we investigated the relationship between the serum UA and BMD in Chinese men with T2DM. In this cross-sectional study of 621 men with T2DM, BMDs at lumbar spine (L2-4), femoral neck (FN), and total hip(More)
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