Skeletal involvement in patients with diabetes mellitus.

  title={Skeletal involvement in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Vincenzo Carnevale and Elisabetta Romagnoli and E. D'erasmo},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  volume={20 3},
Studies on skeletal involvement in patients with diabetes mellitus have generated conflicting results, largely because of the pathogenetic complexity of the condition. Several mechanisms may contribute to skeletal damage, including the increased urinary excretion coupled with the lower intestinal absorption of calcium, the inappropriate homeostatic response in terms of parathyroid hormone secretion, and also the complex alteration of vitamin D regulation. Decreased or increased insulin and IGF… CONTINUE READING


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