Increasing serum osteocalcin after glycemic control in diabetic men

  title={Increasing serum osteocalcin after glycemic control in diabetic men},
  author={S. Sayinalp and Olcay Gedik and Zehra Koray},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
The pathogenesis of diabetic osteopenia is unclear. The markers of bone metabolism may show some changes in diabetic patients. In this study, we investigated the effect of glycemic control on serum osteocalcin level and urinary hydroxyproline excretion and the relations of these markers to duration of diabetes, C-peptide status, and body mass index. Twenty-seven men with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus (DM) (HbA1>9%, fasting plasma glucose>7.8 mmol/liter) between ages 25 and 60 years (means… CONTINUE READING


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