Bone mineral density and its relationship with body mass index in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus in mainland China

@article{Shan2008BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density and its relationship with body mass index in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus in mainland China},
  author={Peng-Fei Shan and Xian-ping Wu and Hong Zhang and Xing-zhi Cao and Wei Gu and Xiao-ge Deng and Chi Charles Gu and Er-yuan Liao},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={190-197}
}
Bone mineral density (BMD) and its association with body mass index (BMI) are uncertain in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in mainland China. This study was performed to assess this association including 1,042 postmenopausal women with T2DM and 919 non-diabetic control subjects. Bone mineral density of the posteroanterior spine and of the left hip was measured by use of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Diabetic participants were divided into three groups according to… CONTINUE READING

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