Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 2nd, 2006
The study found that these women exhibited lower bone density and more fractures than women who did not have diabetes, even though those with diabetes were more likely to take bone-active osteoporosis medications and vitamin D supplements. Both groups of women exercised a similar number of hours per week.
Researchers found one-third of premenopausal women (ages 35-55) with type 1 diabetes reported having a fracture after age 20, compared to less than...
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