Increased prevalence of self-reported fractures in Asian Indians with diabetes: Results from the ICMR-INDIAB population based cross-sectional study.

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Summary of "Increased prevalence of self-reported fractures in Asian Indians with diabetes: Results from the ICMR-INDIAB population based cross-sectional study."

Diabetes mellitus (DM), has been associated with increased fracture risk. However, there are no data pertaining to the prevalence of fractures for patients with DM in India. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of fractures in Asian Indians with and without diabetes.


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Name: Bone
ISSN: 1873-2763
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