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BMD loss fails to recover after weight regain among older adults

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In a cohort of older adults who lost weight while participating in a lifestyle program, both those who went on to maintain their weight loss and those who regained weight after the program were susceptible to reductions of bone mineral density at the hip, according to findings published in Obesity. “Older adults with obesity represent a large and growing segment of the population. Many of

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Bone material strength improves after gastric bypass

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Adults with obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced an improvement in bone material strength in the year after surgery despite an increase in bone turnover markers and decrease in bone mineral density, according to findings published in Bone. “After Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, a reduction in areal BMD and an increase in bone turnover and fracture rate are observed,”

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