This meta-analysis explored the association between Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and risk of hip fracture. It was found that – in comparison with healthy persons of the same age etc. – patients with AD tend to be at higher risk of hip fracture and have lower hip bone mineral density (BMD).
Zhao, Y. Shen, L. Ji, HF. Alzheimer’s disease and risk of hip fracture: a meta-analysis study. ScientificWorldJournal. 2012; 872173. Epub May 2nd 2012. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).