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Obesity is not protective against fracture in postmenopausal women: GLOW.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence and incidence of clinical fractures in obese, postmenopausal women enrolled in the Global Longitudinal study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). METHODS: This was a multinational, prospective, observational, population-based study carried out by 723 physician practices at 17 sites in 10 countries. A total of 60,393 women aged ≥ 55 years were included. Data were collected using self-administered questionnaires that covered domains that included patient cha...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
American journal of medicine
Volume:
124
Issue:
11
Pages:
1043-1050
Publication date:
2011-11-01
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EISSN:
1555-7162
ISSN:
0002-9343
Source identifiers:
206164

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