Low serum micronutrient concentrations predict frailty among older women living in the community.

BACKGROUND Micronutrient deficiencies are common among older adults. We hypothesized that low serum micronutrient concentrations were predictive of frailty among older disabled women living in the community. METHODS We studied 766 women, aged 65 and older, from the Women's Health and Aging Study I, a population-based study of moderately to severely… CONTINUE READING