Bone Health: 3 New Things

Nov 15, 2018

(1) Exercise limits bone loss but not weight gain; (2) BMD may serve as a biomarker; (3) men are at high risk for secondary fractures.

References:

1. Kohrt W. Bioenergetic and metabolic consequences of the loss of ovarian function in women. Presented at: 2018 American Physiological Society Conference: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases: Sex-Specific Implications for Physiology; October 1, 2018; Knoxville, TN.2. Black DE, et al. Change in BMD as a Surrogate for Fracture Risk Reduction in Osteoporosis Trials: Results from Pooled, Individual-level Patient Data from the FNIH Bone Quality Project. Presented at: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2018 Annual Meeting; October 1, 2018; Orlando, FL. Abstract 1070.3. Morin SN, Yan L, Lix LM, Leslie WD. Changes in the Risk of Subsequent Major Osteoporotic Fractures over Time in Men and Women: A Population-Based Observational Study With 25-Year Follow-up. Presented at: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2018 Annual Meeting; September 29, 2018; Orlando, FL. Abstract 1038.

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