Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p9 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Do lifestyle factors play a role on bone health in boys diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder? Preliminary data from the Promoting bone and gut health in our children (PROUD) study

Duckham Rachel L , Hyde Natalie K , Brennan-Olsen Sharon L , Hesketh Kylie , Teo Wei-Peng , Rodda Christine , Walsh Adam , Laing Emma M , Lewis Richard D

Objective: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is associated with lower bone mass in children. Physical activity and nutrition influence bone pathophysiology, and differences in these lifestyle factors are observed between children with vs. without ASD; however, whether these factors contribute to bone differences is unknown. We examined if: 1) differences existed in bone mineral density (BMD), content (BMC), or bone geometry in boys with vs without ASD and 2) whether physical acti...