Excess non-spine fractures in women over 50 years with celiac disease: A cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study

@article{Davie2004ExcessNF,
  title={Excess non-spine fractures in women over 50 years with celiac disease: A cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study},
  author={Michael W J Davie and Ian Gaywood and Edward George and Paul W. Jones and Tahir Masud and T. Price and Gregory D. Summers},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={1150-1155}
}
The association of celiac disease with fracture is controversial. Recent studies may have underestimated the impact by studying patients with low fracture risk. Since postmenopausal women are at greatest risk of fracture, we have investigated non-spine fracture occurrence in women ≥50 years with celiac disease. Patients were recruited from hospital and general practice as well as from volunteers, controls from general practice. All completed a questionnaire detailing fracture occurrence. Three… CONTINUE READING

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