Bone metabolism markers in adolescent girls with eating disorders and weight loss: effects of growth, weight trend, developmental and menstrual status.

Abstract

UNLABELLED Serum concentrations of osteocalcin (OC) decrease and those of C-terminal telopeptide of type 1 collagen (CTX) increase during weight loss in adolescent girls with eating disorders (ED). The impact of weight loss on bone metabolism markers is greatest in premenarcheal girls. INTRODUCTION Adolescents with ED stand a risk of not reaching optimal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11657-012-0090-3

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