Hip fractures increase with chronic intestinal damage in CD
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Chronic damage in the small intestine is a risk factor for hip fracture in patients with celiac disease (CD), according to a cohort study published online January 16 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. "[CD] is associated with an increased fracture risk, an increase that persists after diagnosis," write Benjamin Lebwohl, M.D.
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