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04/29/2008 09:06 AM

Diabetes Drugs May Be Related To Fracture Risk

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A widely used class of diabetes medications appears to be associated with an increased risk for fractures, according to a new article. After adjusting for other risk factors, individuals who were currently taking rosiglitazone and pioglitazone had approximately double or triple the odds of hip and other non-spine fractures than those who did not take these drugs.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/ 080428162545.htm

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