Impact of diabetes and its treatments on skeletal diseases.

@article{Yan2013ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of diabetes and its treatments on skeletal diseases.},
  author={Wenbo Yan and Xin Li},
  journal={Frontiers of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={81-90}
}
Diabetes mellitus is an enormous menace to public health globally. This chronic disease of metabolism will adversely affect the skeleton if not controlled. Both type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures. Bone mineral density is reduced in T1DM, whereas patients with T2DM have normal or slightly higher bone density, suggesting impaired bone quality is involved. Detrimental effects of T1DM on… CONTINUE READING
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