Conferences and Medical Updates

DM and fractures

relative risk of hip fracture is as much as seven times higher for those with type 1 diabetes and about 1.5 times higher for type 2 diabetes patients compared with the non-diabetes population.

Causes – unknown. SGLT2 drugs causes osteoporosis
Insulin with higher risk of falls
Osteopenia occurs only in t1D
Hyperglycemia compromises bone quality