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Frailty, fragility fracture risk higher in diabetes, study finds

Researchers analyzed data from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study involving 3,149 adults, mean age of 65.1, and found that those with diabetes had higher mean frailty index scores and a larger proportion who had a fragility fracture, compared with those without diabetes. The findings in Diabetes Care revealed that diabetes was also associated with hip fracture risk.

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