Elevated BMD observed in women at risk for type 2 diabetes

Postmenopausal, normoglycemic women with a first-degree family history of diabetes have a higher bone mineral density at the lumbar spine and femoral neck when compared with similar women without a family history of the disease, according to findings published in Menopause.
“Increased BMD has been noted not only in individuals with [type 2 diabetes], but also in individuals with impaired glucose tolerance,” Lijuan Yang, MD, of the department of endocrine and metabolic diseases at the First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University in Zhejiang province, China, and colleagues

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