Study finds link between bone's natural turnover and diabetes

07/26/2010 | BBC

A hormone released by bone called osteocalcin can help manage glucose levels, but only during the process when old bone is being replaced by new bone, according to a study involving mice. The finding indicates that in some cases, diabetes could be caused by changes in the skeletal system. The discovery could also pave the way for improved treatments for Type 2 diabetes.

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