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The relationships between blood pressure, blood glucose, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal Turkish women

Overview of attention for article published in Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, October 2015
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Title
The relationships between blood pressure, blood glucose, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal Turkish women
Published in
Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, October 2015
DOI 10.2147/tcrm.s95017
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Huseyin Cakmak, Burcu Dincgez Cakmak, Ayse Ender Yumru, Serkan Aslan, Ebru Inci Coskun, Suat Karatas, Abdullah Serdar Acikgoz, Ali Kemal Kalkan, Asim Enhos

Abstract

Hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and osteoporosis are important comorbidities commonly seen in postmenopausal women. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationships between blood pressure, blood glucose, and bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal Turkish women. In this cross-sectional study, 270 consecutive patients who were admitted to an outpatient clinic with vasomotor symptoms and/or at least 1 year of amenorrhea were included. The patients were categorized into three groups according to their blood pressure and metabolic status as follows: normotensive, hypertensive nondiabetics, and hypertensive diabetics. The T- and z-scores of the proximal femur and lumbar vertebrae were measured with the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry method to assess the BMD of the study groups. Lumbar vertebral T-scores (P<0.001), lumbar vertebral z-scores (P<0.003), and proximal femoral T-scores (P<0.001) were demonstrated to be significantly lower in the hypertensive diabetic group compared to the hypertensive nondiabetic and normotensive groups. Systolic blood pressure was significantly inversely correlated with lumbar vertebral T-scores (r=-0.382; P=0.001), lumbar vertebral z-scores (r=-0.290; P=0.001), and proximal femoral T-scores (r=-0.340; P=0.001). Moreover, diastolic blood pressure was significantly inversely correlated with lumbar vertebral T-scores (r=-0.318; P=0.001), lumbar vertebral z-scores (r=-0.340; P=0.001), and proximal femoral T-scores (r=-0.304; P=0.001). Hypertension (odds ratio [OR]: 2.541, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.46-3.48, P=0.003), diabetes mellitus (OR: 2.136, 95% CI: 1.254-3.678, P=0.006), and age (OR: 1.069, 95% CI: 1.007-1.163, P=0.022) were found to be significant independent predictors of osteopenia in a multivariate analysis, after adjusting for other risk parameters. The present study is the first to evaluate the relationships between blood pressure, blood glucose, and BMD in postmenopausal Turkish women. Moreover, both hypertension and diabetes were demonstrated as significant independent predictors of osteopenia in postmenopausal Turkish women. Clinicians should be aware of the high risk of developing osteopenia in diabetic hypertensive postmenopausal women.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 19 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 21%
Student > Bachelor 3 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 11%
Researcher 2 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 5%
Other 3 16%
Unknown 4 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 37%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 16%
Social Sciences 1 5%
Psychology 1 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 5%
Other 2 11%
Unknown 4 21%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 November 2015.
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#6,635,038
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