Mechanisms of diabetes mellitus-induced bone fragility

17:07 EDT 23 Sep 2016 | Nature Publishing

Diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of fragility fractures. Here, Napoli and colleagues discuss the complex interactions between glucose homeostasis and bone fragility, the epidemiology of fractures in patients with diabetes mellitus and the effects of antidiabetic drugs on bone health.

Original Article: Mechanisms of diabetes mellitus-induced bone fragility


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