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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013, Article ID 715025, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/715025
Research Article

Prevalence of Fracture Risk Factors in Postmenopausal Women Enrolled in the POSSIBLE US Treatment Cohort

1Amgen Inc., One Amgen Center Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-1799, USA
2Wade Outcomes Research and Consulting, 358 South 700 East, Suite B432, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, USA
3Q.D. Research, Inc., 8789 Auburn Folsom Road, Suite C501, Granite Bay, CA 95746, USA
4Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S. Pine Street, MSTF 8-34, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Received 21 December 2012; Revised 21 February 2013; Accepted 7 March 2013

Academic Editor: Cory Xian

Copyright © 2013 Nicole Yurgin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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