Association between urinary potassium, urinary sodium, current diet, and bone density in prepubertal children.

@article{Jones2001AssociationBU,
  title={Association between urinary potassium, urinary sodium, current diet, and bone density in prepubertal children.},
  author={Graeme Jones and Malcolm D Riley and S. Whiting},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={839-44}
}
BACKGROUND Our understanding of the role of nutrients in bone development in children is limited. OBJECTIVE We examined the associations between urinary potassium, urinary sodium, usual dietary intake, and bone mineral density (BMD) in prepubertal children. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study of 330 boys and girls aged 8 y. Urinary measures were assessed in a single, timed, overnight urine specimen. Usual diet was assessed with a food-frequency questionnaire completed by a parent or… CONTINUE READING
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