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The authors sought to assess the impact of osteoporosis on health care costs for patients with chronic disease, specifically cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, depress and diabetes mellitus in the US. 8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.
Prevalence and Comorbidity of Osteoporosis - A Cross-Sectional Analysis on 10,660 Adults Aged 50 Years and Older in Germany
This article describes a cross-sectional analysis based upon data collected from a national telephone survey. Descriptive statistical analysis and multiple logistic regression was used to examine the association between osteoporosis and age, sex, other diseases and education defined by ISCED in participants aged 50 and older. 8 pages Last reviewed August 2018.
Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia - Clinician Guide & eForm
This article describes a nationwide, population-based cohort study in Taiwan investigating the relationship between depression and stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 7 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.
Positive Affect, Depressive Symptoms, and Arthritis Pain of Elderly People Over Time
This systematic review investigates the impact of anxiety and depression on outcomes in patients with osteoarthritis and summarizes the unique challenges that these comorbidities bring. 11 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.