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Which races are most at risk for developing osteoporosis?

Harris H. McIlwain, MD
Rheumatology
Research shows that people with Caucasian backgrounds are at the highest risk of osteoporosis. People with Hispanic or Asian backgrounds fall at an intermediate risk, researchers say, while those with African-American backgrounds typically have the lowest risk.
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