Tag: hip fractures

Diabetes increases risk of hip fractures

If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you’re at a much greater risk for hip fractures, no matter whether you’ve had it for a year or 10 years. And that’s especially true if you’re a woman.

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Gout increases chance of hip fracture in older women

Women with gout are 40 per cent more likely to suffer a hip fracture than those without it. Here’s how to keep those flare-ups from happening… and keep your hip from breaking!

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Speed up recovery for hip fractures

If you fracture your hip, you’ve got less than a 50 per cent chance of recovering fully from it. Here’s how to prevent hip fractures and keep your independence, no rehab required.

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