More Complications in Diabetic Hip Fractures

British researchers compared the treatment outcomes of nearly 6000 hip fractures in diabetics and non-diabetics. The diabetics experienced more walking limitations and were more likely to need a walking aid than those without diabetes. Following surgery, the diabetics developed twice the post-operative cardiac complications and pressure ulcers, and required 4 additional days of hopitalization compare…

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What is Your Hip Fracture Risk?

Estimate your risk of premature bone fractures without any lab tests? Hop on over to QFracture to see what your score is! British researchers developed this site after developing the risk prediction algorithm using data from 2.4 million men and women and validating it against another 1.3 million others. A long list of variables were used to…

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