Prevalence and predictors of osteopenia and osteoporosis in adults with Type 1 diabetes.

@article{Hamilton2009PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of osteopenia and osteoporosis in adults with Type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Emma J. Hamilton and Valentina Rakic and Wendy A Davis and Stephen Anthony Paul Chubb and Niklaus Kamber and Richard L Prince and Timothy M. E. Davis},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={45-52}
}
AIMS To determine the prevalence and biochemical/hormonal determinants of osteopenia and osteoporosis in adults with Type 1 diabetes. METHODS One hundred and two patients (52 female, 50 male) with Type 1 diabetes aged 20-71 years underwent cross-sectional assessment of biochemical/hormonal markers of bone metabolism, and bone mineral density (BMD) measurement at forearm, hip and spine using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry. BMD data were available for 102 age- and gender-matched population… CONTINUE READING
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