Accumulating evidence indicates similar pathophysiologic mechanisms and risk factors underlying both osteoporosis and CVD, including age, sedentary lifestyle, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and diabetes, among others. Furthermore, therapeutic agents used for treatment of osteoporosis appear to have beneficial effects on atherosclerosis and vice versa. The prospect of newer therapeutic agents that could treat both osteoporosis and atherosclerosis simultaneously is an exciting possibility requiring further investigation.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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