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