Women with severe obesity and relatively low bone mineral density have increased fracture risk

Abstract

Among women with obesity, those with the lowest bone density have the highest fracture risk. The types of fractures include any fracture, fragility-type fractures (vertebra, hip, upper arm, forearm, and lower leg), hand and foot fractures, osteoporotic, and other fracture types. Recent reports have contradicted the traditional view that obesity is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-014-2833-z

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