Associations Between Presence of Diabetes, Mortality and Fracture Type in Individuals with a Hip Fracture

Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract.

Individuals with diabetes display a greatly increased absolute mortality risk after hip fracture. This association was not attenuated after adjustment for fracture type or non-diabetes associated co-morbidity. These findings have important implications for diabetes care in hip fracture patients and underline the importance of fracture prevention.