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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2CX001984-01A1
Title: Bone marrow fat and skeletal health in type 2 diabetes
Principal Investigator:

tiffany kim

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: May 2020 - April 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $239,221
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,507,236
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Dr. Kim’s long-term goal is to be a VA physician investigator, elucidating mechanisms of diabetic bone disease in order to reduce fracture risk in people with diabetes. There is growing recognition that bone disease is a complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In T2DM, hip fracture risk is increased by more than a third, and after fracture, individuals with T2DM have higher rates of postoperative complications and a higher risk of mortality. Fracture risk is elevated even after controll...



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