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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to find the prevalence of osteopenia and osteoporosis in postmenopausal diabetic females and its association with the diabetic compensation and angiopathic complications. METHODS AND RESULTS Bone mineral density was measured in 156 diabetic females, 44 of them had type 1 diabetes mellitus (mean age 53 +/- 8.9 years)(More)
AIMS To assess calcaneal ultrasonometry in Charcot osteoarthropathy (CO) and to compare it with densitometry measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) and with bone remodelling markers. PATIENTS AND METHODS A group of 16 diabetic patients in the acute stage of CO with a mean age (+/- SD) of 51 +/- 13 years was compared with 26 sex- and(More)
BACKGROUND Disturbed thyroid function is accompanied with weight changes in most of patients. Less is known how the therapy of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism influences their body composition. METHODS AND RESULTS We investigated 18 persons with newly diagnosed hyperthyroidism (group I), 15 persons with newly diagnosed hypothyroidism (group II), 22(More)
OP 1 Oral Agents in the Management of Diabetes A 3 OP 2 Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes ........ A 5 OP 3 Experimental Immunology I ............ A 7 OP 4 Nephropathy I ..................... A 9 OP 5 Retinopathy ....................... A 11 OP 6 Mechanisms of Beta-Cell Destruction and Regeneration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A 13 OP 7 Experimental(More)
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