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ea0097014 | Section | BES2023

In otherwise healthy young men, Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) is significantly lower in case of insulin resistance: an analysis of the SIBLOS study

Offel Steven Van , Charlotte Verroken , Stefan Goemaere , Bruno Lapauw

Background: Over the last two decades, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has increasingly been recognized as a fracture risk factor, despite the occurrence of normal to even increased bone mineral density (BMD) (1). The dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) derived trabecular bone score (TBS) is considered to be a proxy of bone quality and has been reported to be diminished in diabetic patients (2) and insulin resistant, non-diabetic postmenopausal women (3).</...