Source: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2015, online
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Date of publication: June 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This study aimed to identify differential characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) complicated by end-organ damage who experience a fall-related hip fracture. It showed that a significant amount of patients with clinical evidence of end-organ damage due to T2DM who experience a fall-related hip fracture have a history of recurrent falling in the previous year. These patients should be identified and offered preventive actions aimed at reducing their risk of falling.
Length of publication: 1 page
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