Bone metabolism in type 2 diabetes mellitus

  title={Bone metabolism in type 2 diabetes mellitus},
  author={Giovanni Carlo Isaia and Paola Ardissone and Marco Di Stefano and Daris Ferrari and Vasakova Martina and Massimo Porta and Milena Paola Tagliabue and Gian Michele Molinatti},
  journal={Acta Diabetologica},
Several conditions have been described to cause osteoporosis, including diabetes mellitus. While the relationship between type 1 diabetes and osteopenia is well documented in the literature, data on the presence of this complication in type 2 diabetes have not been well established. We studied a population composed of 66 post-menopausal women with type 2 diabetes and a control population. We examined bone mineral density with the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) technique at the lumbar… CONTINUE READING


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