Diet, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors, and Bone Health in older Puerto Ricans.

Bhupathiraju, Shilpa.

Abstract: Background: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and osteoporosis are two major public health problems in the aging population. Prior research has established an association between the two conditions. However, it remains unclear how risk factors for CVD, as opposed to incident CVD events, affect bone health. Puerto Rican adults living in Massachusetts have documented health disparities and hav... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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