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These risk factors included male gender, older age, smoking, alcohol use, atrial fibrillation, use of antihypertensive medications, history of heart attack or stroke, established cardiovascular disease , poor kidney function, high systolic blood pressure, high cholesterol and the use of multiple concomitant medications.

“Although there are calculators to produce estimates of cardiovascular disease risk, these are not intended for people at high risk of fracture,” said corresponding author Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, MD, PhD, of Oxford University, UK. “To our knowledge, this is the first study to identify risk factors for cardiovascular disease in people with osteoporosis using routinely collected and readily available data.”

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