Heart Failure & Osteoporotic Fracture Risk


Canadian research suggests that heart failure (HF) appears to be associated with a 30% increase in major fractures, regardless of patients’ traditional risk factors and bone mineral density levels. Among patients with HF, 10% had incident major fractures, compared with 5% among those without HF.


Abstract: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, April 2012.

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