Key clinical point: Patients with type 2 diabetes face an imminent increased risk of bone fracture.
Major finding: Longer duration of type 2 diabetes increased the 2-year fracture risk (HR, 1.28), as did the use of any type 2 diabetes medication (HR, 1.70).
Study details: An analysis of 2,105 women and 1,130 men enrolled in the Framingham Original and Offspring Cohorts studies.
Disclosures: Dr. Samelson reported having no financial disclosures. Coauthors Setareh Williams, PhD, and Rich Weiss, MD, are employees and shareholders of Radius Health Inc.
REPORTING FROM AACE 2019