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ea0022oc6.2 | Bone | ECE2010

Association between serum osteocalcin and insulin sensitivity in primary hyperparathyroidism

Gianotti Laura , Tassone Francesco , Pellegrino Micaela , Baffoni Claudia , Croce Chiara Giulia , Cesario Flora , Borretta Giorgio

A regulatory role of the skeleton on glucose metabolism has been supposed both in animals and in humans. Osteocalcin (OC) seems to be involved in this regulation and has been reported to be inversely associated with insulin resistance and measures of adiposity in different populations of adult subjects. Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a condition mostly affecting elderly subjects and characterized by both marked increased bone turnover and increased insulin resistance. T...