Bone: adiposity and bone accrual-still an established paradigm?
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Nat Rev Endocrinol
Adiposity, Adolescent, Adult, Bone Density, Child, Female, Fractures, Bone, Humans, Male, Obesity, Osteogenesis, Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal, Risk Factors
The paradigm that obesity at any age is protective against skeletal failure has been ingrained in clinical practice for several decades. A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research challenges the basic framework of that tenet.
Kawai, Masanobu and Rosen, Clifford J, "Bone: adiposity and bone accrual-still an established paradigm?" (2010). Maine Medical Center. 2154.