World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017): Meet-the-Experts Abstracts

@article{HerreroBeaumont2017WorldCO,
  title={World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017): Meet-the-Experts Abstracts},
  author={Gabriel Herrero-Beaumont},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={87-91}
}
Diabetes and osteoporosis are two of the most common chronic disorders which prevalence increases worldwide, eventually affecting hundreds of millions of people. Type 2 diabetes is increasingly recognized as an independent risk factor for fractures. The risk of fragility fractures is even higher among the leaner patients with type 1 diabetes, whose long-standing disease is associated with an up to five fold higher hip fracture risk. The relative contribution of decreased bone strength, in… CONTINUE READING