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Diabetes Medication and Risk for Bone Fractures

By December 27, 2008 - 2:12pm
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I heard that taking diabetes medications elevates your risk for bone fractures. Is this true?

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Hi Cindy, Yes, according to one British study, two diabetes drugs are linked to doubling bone fracture risk in women, but not men.

The studies found that these drugs reduced bone density in the spine and hips of women taking these medications.

If you would like to read more, visit this article from EmpowHer.com

December 28, 2008 - 8:03am
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