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Effect of co-morbidities on fracture risk: Findings from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW)

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Introduction: Greater awareness of the relationship between co-morbidities and fracture risk may improve fracture-prediction algorithms such as FRAX. Materials and methods: We used a large, multinational cohort study (GLOW) to investigate the effect of co-morbidities on fracture risk. Women completed a baseline questionnaire detailing past medical history, including co-morbidity history and fracture. They were re-contacted annually to determine incident clinical fractures. A co-morbidity inde...

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10.1016/j.bone.2012.02.639

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Journal:
Bone
Volume:
50
Issue:
6
Pages:
1288-1293
Publication date:
2012-06-01
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ISSN:
8756-3282
Source identifiers:
333994
Language:
English
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pubs:333994
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uuid:381d0132-343a-44a2-bcbe-50137a7bf683
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pubs:333994
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2013-11-17

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