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Excess urinary calcium loss tied to diabetes in adolescent girls, study finds

A study in the journal Bone showed that 40% of adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes had negative estimated calcium retention, with five participants having an estimated calcium retention value of less than 0. Researchers used a cohort of 20 girls with diabetes, ages 9 to 16, and found an inverse correlation between fractional calcium absorption and calcium intake among those who did not meet the recommended daily allowance.

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