Prevalence and magnitude of osteopenia associated with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{Kayath1994PrevalenceAM,
  title={Prevalence and magnitude of osteopenia associated with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Marcia J. Kayath and S{\'e}rgio Atala Dib and Jos{\'e} Gilberto Henriques Vieira},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={97-104}
}
The authors evaluated the prevalence, magnitude, and contributing factors for osteopenia in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). We measured bone mineral density (BMD) in the lumbar spine and femoral region in 90 patients aged 18-54 years with IDDM using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. The blood-glucose control, insulin dosage, duration of disease, and presence of chronic complications of diabetes were evaluated. Serum ionized calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase (ALP… CONTINUE READING

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