Bone metabolism and osteopenia in eating disorders.

  title={Bone metabolism and osteopenia in eating disorders.},
  author={Kichard Carmichael and D. Carmichael},
  volume={74 5},
Bone loss is a potentially debilitating condition in women with eating disorders. Complications may include failure to achieve peak bone mass, increased risk of premature fractures, and inability to reach the height potential. We therefore conducted a comprehensive evaluation of 58 women with anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia (BUL) and anorexia/bulimia (AB), comparing bone mineral density (BMD) to physical parameters, biochemical indices, and markers for bone formation and resorption. BMDs were… CONTINUE READING


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