These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


Relationships between Obesity and Incidence of Fractures in a Middle-Aged Population: A Study from the CARTaGENE Cohort

Authors: Anne-Frédérique Turcotte, Sonia Jean, Suzanne N Morin, Fabrice Mac-Way, Claudia Gagnon

The study examined the CARTaGENE cohort to evaluate the association between obesity and fracture incidence among middle-aged individuals, 40 to 70 years, and further stratified the data by sex. The authors determined that, in middle-aged individuals, obesity was associated with distal lower limb fracture risk among both men and women.

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