Associations Between Osteosarcopenia and Falls, Fractures, & Frailty

Discoveries from our research show that community-dwelling older males aged 65+ with osteosarcopenia may face higher risks of falls and fractures. Moreover, osteosarcopenia may worsen life satisfaction and activities of daily living for all participants. Identifying osteosarcopenia is crucial to prevent these risks. Don’t overlook osteosarcopenia in older adults who have osteopenia/osteoporosis and low grip strength and/or low walking speed concurrently.

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Tags: HRM, Department of Medicine, MIRA, Dr. Gustavo Duque, Osteoporosis IOF, Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), Osteoporosis Canada, Dr. Arthur Lau