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Association between muscle mass, bone mineral density and osteoporosis in type 2 diabetes

Association between muscle mass, bone mineral density and osteoporosis in type 2 diabetes

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https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jdi.13642

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased incidence of osteoporosis and sarcopenia. However, the relationship between osteoporosis and sarcopenia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus remains to be unclear. Appendicular skeletal muscle was adjusted by height (appendicular skeletal muscle mass [ASM]/height 2) as a marker of sarcopenia.

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    Screening / Dexa scan should be considered in age appropriate patients as Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are generally more prone to fracture than the general population