Prevalence and predictors of osteopenia and osteoporosis in postmenopausal Chinese women with type 2 diabetes

  • Zhou Y
  • Li Y
  • Zhang D
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Abstract

Aims: To determine the prevalence and biochemical/hormonal determinants of osteopenia/osteoporosis in postmenopausal Chinese women with type 2 diabetes. Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out in 890 postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes and 689 age-matched non-diabetic women. Of the total subjects included in both groups were classified as obese (BMI≥25kg/m2) and non-obese (BMI

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  • Bone mineral density
  • Bone turnover
  • Dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Postmenopausal
  • Type 2 diabetes

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Authors

  • Yijun Zhou

  • Yan Li

  • Dan Zhang

  • Jiahe Wang

  • Hongwu Yang

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