Bone: adiposity and bone accrual-still an established paradigm?
Adolescent, Adult, Bone-Density, Child, Female, Fractures-Bone, Humans, Male, Obesity, Osteogenesis, Osteoporosis-Postmenopausal, Risk-Factors
Nat Rev Endocrinol 2010 Feb; 6(2):63-4.
The paradigm that obesity at any age is protective against skeletal failure has been ingrained in clinical practice for several decades. A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research challenges the basic framework of that tenet.
Kawai, M and Rosen, C J., "Bone: adiposity and bone accrual-still an established paradigm?" (2010). Faculty Research 2010. 36.