Influence of diabetic metabolic state on fracture healing in spontaneously diabetic rats.


BACKGROUND Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) has been shown to alter the properties of bone and impair fracture healing in both humans and animals. The objective of this study was to examine changes in the histomorphometrical, histological and mechanical parameters of bone and remodeling during fracture healing, depending on the diabetic metabolic state in… (More)