Association between diabetic neuropathy and osteoporosis in patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

ConclusionsThis meta-analysis suggests that patients with diabetic neuropathy have a significantly increased chance of developing osteoporosis, even fragility fracture. The clinicians should pay more attention to the patients with diabetic neuropathy. Further studies were still needed to explore the confounding factors among studies and to elucidate the underlying biological mechanisms.
Source: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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