Plasma klotho and cardiovascular disease in adults.

  title={Plasma klotho and cardiovascular disease in adults.},
  author={Richard D. Semba and Anne Cappola and Kai Sun and Stefania Bandinelli and Mansi Dalal and Candace L Crasto and Jack Guralnik and Luigi Ferrucci},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={59 9},
OBJECTIVES To determine whether plasma klotho, a recently discovered hormone that has been implicated in atherosclerosis, is related to prevalent cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Population-based sample of adults residing in Tuscany, Italy. PARTICIPANTS One thousand twenty-three men and women aged 24 to 102 participating in the Invecchiare in Chianti (InCHIANTI) study. MEASUREMENTS Anthropometric measures, plasma klotho, fasting plasma total, high… CONTINUE READING


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