Bone mass in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

  title={Bone mass in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Unni Rishaug and K{\aa}re I Birkeland and Jan Arvid Falch and Stein Vaaler},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation},
  volume={55 3},
In view of the contradictory results of earlier reports regarding bone mass in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes, we measured bone mass using dual X-ray absorptiometry and ultrasound measurements of the right calcaneus in 36 type 2 diabetic subjects, i.e. 21 men and 15 postmenopausal women aged 40-65 years, and compared their bone mass to a sex- and age-matched control group. We also measured several metabolic parameters in the diabetic population and studied the relationship between… CONTINUE READING


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