Valéria M.G. Duarte

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Although osteopenia has been associated with human diabetes mellitus, the pathogenesis of diabetic osteopenia is unclear. In the present study, we evaluated the effect of diabetes on histomorphometry, bone mineral density (BMD)—measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)—and biomarkers of bone metabolism in rats up to 120 days after the onset of(More)
AIMS To investigate early alterations on bone mineral density (BMD) and RANK, RANKL and OPG mRNA expression in peripheral blood leukocytes (PBL) in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and the relationship with glycemic control and bone biomarkers. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 75 children and adolescents with T1D and 100(More)
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