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ea0029p189 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ICEECE2012

Bone mass in diabetic patients measured by lumbar spine and hip densitometry

Icin T. , Novakovic-Paro J. , Vukovic B. , Kovacev-Zavisic B. , Medic-Stojanoska M. , Tomic-Naglic D. , Benc D. , Popovic D.

Introduction: It is known that diabetes mellitus and its complex yet insufficiently known mechanisms affect bone strength and increases the fracture risk.Objective: The aim of this study was to assess bone mass measured by lumbar spine and hip DXA, in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus according to sex and type of diabetes.Material and methods: It was a prospective study. Included 150 diabetic patients of both sexes.<p c...