High urinary catecholamine excretion predicts mortality and functional decline in high-functioning, community-dwelling older persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging.

@article{Reuben2000HighUC,
  title={High urinary catecholamine excretion predicts mortality and functional decline in high-functioning, community-dwelling older persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging.},
  author={David B. Reuben and S L Talvi and John Rowe and Teresa Seeman},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 10},
  pages={M618-24}
}
PURPOSE Catecholamine release is a marker of stress, and high plasma norepinephrine levels have been associated with increased mortality. The predictive value of high urinary catecholamine excretion for functional decline and mortality in healthier older persons has not been determined. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We used data from the MacArthur Studies of… CONTINUE READING