Obesity is not protective against fracture in postmenopausal women: GLOW.

@article{Compston2011ObesityIN,
  title={Obesity is not protective against fracture in postmenopausal women: GLOW.},
  author={J. Compston and N. Watts and R. Chapurlat and C. Cooper and S. Boonen and S. Greenspan and J. Pfeilschifter and S. Silverman and A. Diez-Perez and R. Lindsay and K. Saag and J. C. Netelenbos and S. Gehlbach and F. Hooven and J. Flahive and J. Adachi and M. Rossini and A. LaCroix and C. Roux and P. Sambrook and E. Siris},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 11},
  pages={
          1043-50
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence and incidence of clinical fractures in obese, postmenopausal women enrolled in the Global Longitudinal study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). METHODS This was a multinational, prospective, observational, population-based study carried out by 723 physician practices at 17 sites in 10 countries. A total of 60,393 women aged ≥ 55 years were included. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires that covered domains that included patient… Expand
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