Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can DXA be used to predict fracture risk in people with diabetes?

Increased risk of fracture has been shown to be one of the complications arising from longstanding diabetes. With the worldwide increase in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), in part due to aging populations, there is also increasing ...

Diabetes

Understanding the epidemiology of fractures in diabetes

Due to the ageing of populations as well as increasing obesity and adverse lifestyle factors, type 2 diabetes (T2D) is reaching epidemic proportions in many parts of the world. People with diabetes have been shown to be at ...

Health

Novel proactive model identifies falls, syncope, dizziness

(HealthDay)—A novel proactive multidisciplinary service model can identify falls, syncope, and dizziness symptoms, and reveal new diagnoses, according to a study published online Sept. 27 in the Journal of the American ...

Surgery

Weight loss surgery associated with increased fracture risk

Severely obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery are more likely to have increased fracture risks both before and after the surgical procedure compared to obese and non-obese people who don't need surgery, finds a large ...

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