Effects of severe diabetes and insulin on the femoral neck of the immature rat.


The interactive effects of severe diabetes and insulin therapy on the geometrical, biomechanical, and histomorphological characteristics of the femoral neck were studied in rats that had streptozotocin-induced, insulin-dependent (Type-I) diabetes. Thirty-six female Sprague-Dawley rats (8 weeks of age) were assigned randomly to one of three groups: 12 to… (More)



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