2018
DOI: 10.1186/s42358-018-0044-6
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Abstract: Background: It has long been established that obesity plays a positive role against osteoporosis (OP) and lowimpact fractures (Fx). However, more recent data has shown higher fracture risk in obese individuals. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between BMI, particularly obesity, OP and low-impact Fx in Brazilian women, as well as to evaluate the SAPORI (Sao Paulo Osteoporosis Risk Index) tool performance to identify low BMD according BMI category. Methods: A total of 6182 women aged over…

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