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ea0041ep113 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016

Is carbonhydrate intake a risk factor for postmenopausal spinal osteoporosis?

Kurtulus Duygu , Humeyra Bicer Ayse , Selcen Bicer Hatice , Ilhan Muzaffer

Introduction: Osteoporosis is a disease that is characterized by bone mass loss and deterioration in bone micro-architecture. One of the most important risk factors is dietary habits. The effects of the amount of calcium intake via eating, and low calcium consumption on the development of osteoporosis is still an active research area. The intestinal absorption of calcium and its renal excretion are still not understood very well. Even though the effects of carbohydrates on cal...