endocrinology
Bone health

Use FRAX score without BMD for people with diabetes

FRAX scores which include BMD as a factor in calculations may not be accurate for estimating fractures in women with diabetes, a Victorian study shows. Baseline data from 566 women in the Geelong Osteoporosis Study was used to calculate FRAX scores, with and without BMD. The predicted number of major osteoporotic fractures (MOF) and hip ...

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