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The loss of skeletal muscle strength, mass, and quality in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study.
BACKGROUND The loss of muscle mass is considered to be a major determinant of strength loss in aging. However, large-scale longitudinal studies examining the association between the loss of mass andExpand
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Longitudinal study of muscle strength, quality, and adipose tissue infiltration.
BACKGROUND Sarcopenia is thought to be accompanied by increased muscle fat infiltration. However, no longitudinal studies have examined concomitant changes in muscle mass, strength, or fatExpand
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Decreased Muscle Strength and Quality in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Adequate skeletal muscle strength is essential for physical functioning and low muscle strength is a predictor of physical limitations. Older adults with diabetes have a two- to threefold increasedExpand
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Accelerated Loss of Skeletal Muscle Strength in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
OBJECTIVE—It has been shown that adults with either long-standing type 1 or type 2 diabetes had lower skeletal muscle strength than nondiabetic adults in cross-sectional studies. The aim of the studyExpand
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Excessive Loss of Skeletal Muscle Mass in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
OBJECTIVE A loss of skeletal muscle mass is frequently observed in older adults. The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of type 2 diabetes on the changes in body composition, withExpand
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Thiazolidinedione use and bone loss in older diabetic adults.
CONTEXT Activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma by thiazolidinediones (TZDs) results in lower bone mass in mice. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine whetherExpand
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Prevalence and Management of Diabetes in Korean Adults
OBJECTIVE This research investigated recent changes in the prevalence and management status of diabetes among Korean adults. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The Korea National Health and NutritionExpand
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A Simple Screening Score for Diabetes for the Korean Population
OBJECTIVE We developed and validated a self-assessment score for diabetes risk in Korean adults and compared it with other established screening models. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The Korea NationalExpand
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Gender disparity in the secular trends for obesity prevalence in Korea: analyses based on the KNHANES 1998-2009
Background/Aims A similar gender-associated trend in obesity is observed worldwide. Nevertheless, systematic analyses of gender-specific characteristics in the general Korean population are rare.Expand
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Adipocytokines and incident diabetes mellitus in older adults: the independent effect of plasminogen activator inhibitor 1.
BACKGROUND Adipose tissue produces "adipocytokines" of uncertain clinical significance. METHODS We analyzed the relationships among adiposity, adipocytokines, glycemia, and incident diabetesExpand
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