Racial differences in rate of decline in bone mass in older men: the Baltimore men's osteoporosis study.

@article{Tracy2005RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in rate of decline in bone mass in older men: the Baltimore men's osteoporosis study.},
  author={J. Kathleen Tracy and Walter A. Meyer and Raymond H. Flores and Patrick D. Wilson and Marc C. Hochberg},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={
          1228-34
        }
}
UNLABELLED Older black men have higher adjusted BMD than older white men. Using data from a longitudinal cohort study of older men followed for a mean of 18.8 +/- 6.5 (SD) months, we found that older black men have a higher rate of decline in femoral neck and total hip BMD and femoral neck BMAD than older white men. INTRODUCTION Older black men have higher adjusted BMD compared with older white men. The difference in BMD may be caused by having attained higher peak bone mass as young adults… CONTINUE READING
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