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Obesity, health-care utilization, and health-related quality of life after fracture in postmenopausal women: Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW).

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Fractures may be associated with higher morbidity in obese postmenopausal women than in nonobese women. We compared health-care utilization, functional status, and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in obese, nonobese, and underweight women with fractures. Information from the GLOW study, started in 2006, was collected at baseline and at 1, 2, and 3 years. In this subanalysis, self-reported incident clinical fractures, health-care utilization, HRQL, and functional status were recorded and ...

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10.1007/s00223-013-9801-z

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Journal:
Calcified tissue international
Volume:
94
Issue:
2
Pages:
223-231
Publication date:
2014-02-05
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EISSN:
1432-0827
ISSN:
0171-967X
URN:
uuid:0ae1dd20-5e82-4aca-b31c-0c68299f8283
Source identifiers:
450870
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pubs:450870

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