Diabetes mellitus has been reported to be associated with metabolic bone diseases, osteoporosis, low-impact fractures, as well as other bone-related events, including falls in elderly patients. There appear to be several possible deleterious effects of diabetes on bone metabolism and bone quality. In this issue of Diabetes News Nucleus, let us discuss in detail about the association between diabetes, bone fragility and fractures.
Medical Director and Consultant Diabetologist,Dr. Kovils Diabetes Care Center,Mumbai
Dr. Rajiv Kovil is a Diabetologist in Andheri West, Mumbai and has an experience of 22 years in this field. Dr. Rajiv Kovil practices at Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai. Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai and Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in Vileparle West, Mumbai. He completed MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1996 and Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University) from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1999.
Professor & Head, Deptartment of Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, Founder and current Chairman, Chandigarh Chapter of RSSDI President Elect, Endocrine Society of India
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhadada (MD, DM (Endocrinology and Metabolism), FICP, FRCPI and MNAMS) is working as Professor in the department of Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. He is the founder and current secretary of Punjab and Chandigarh chapter of RSSDI. He is an Ex National Executive and current Secretary of Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ISBMR). He has more than 160 publications in high impact factor journals, speaks about his research aptitude. He has received prestigious awards like M N Sen Oration award by ICMR in 2013, PN Shah Oration award by Endocrine Society of India in 2010 & Prof. Survir Singh Visiting Professorship by Association of Physicians of India in 2011.