ea0041ep126 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016
, Bouzid Aicha
Diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis are important comorbidities commonly seen in postmenopausal women. Diabetes can cause bone alterations that increases the risk of fractures. However, in patients with type 2 diabetes, bone mineral density (BMD) often appears not to be decreased, due to diabetes-induced increased weight and body fat mass, which can hamper densitometric assessment of osteoporosis and of fracture risks. The aim of the present study was to compare bone mineral de...