Skeletal health in adult patients with classic galactosemia

  title={Skeletal health in adult patients with classic galactosemia},
  author={L. A. Batey and Corrine Kolka Welt and Frances J Rohr and Ann E Wessel and Vera Anastasoaie and Henry A. Feldman and C.-Y. Guo and Estela M. Rubio-Gozalbo and Greg Berry and Catherine M. Gordon},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
This study evaluated bone health in adults with galactosemia. Associations between bone mineral density (BMD) and nutritional and biochemical variables were explored. Calcium level predicted hip and spine BMD, and gonadotropin levels were inversely associated with spinal BMD in women. These results afford insights into management strategies for these patients. Bone loss is a complication of galactosemia. Dietary restriction, primary ovarian insufficiency in women, and disease-related… CONTINUE READING