Appendicular fat mass is positively associated with femoral neck bone mineral density in older women.

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OBJECTIVE In this study, we examined the relationships between body fat accumulation and distribution and bone mineral density (BMD) in older women. METHODS A total of 100 healthy white women (mean ± SD age, 68.7 ± 5.5 y) free of medications known to affect bone were enrolled. Lean mass, fat mass (FM), percentage body fat, android FM, gynoid FM… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/gme.0b013e31822a8d51

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