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ea0038oc2.5 | Translational pathophysiology and therapeutics | SFEBES2015

Age at first major osteoporotic fracture in Danes aged 50 and over: influence of diabetes on mean age at fracture and 1 year mortality

Abrahamsen Bo , Rosengren Bjorn , Prieto-Alhambra Daniel , Napoli Nicola , Cooper Cyrus

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with an increased risk of fractures in excess of what would be expected from age and BMD. Further, DM is associated with increased risk of mortality in patients with hip fractures and possibly also other osteoporotic fractures.Study population and methods: Patients aged 50 or over who were treated for fractures of the hip, forearm, humerus and spine over 6 years (2004–2009, n=146 256) not coded as road t...