Skeletal health among African Americans with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be at increased fracture risk. We applied the World Health Organization (WHO) Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) guidelines to a cohort of African Americans with early RA to identify which patients were recommended for osteoporosis treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/art.24841

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