Serum sclerostin levels were positively correlated with fat mass and bone mineral density in central south Chinese postmenopausal women.

@article{Sheng2012SerumSL,
  title={Serum sclerostin levels were positively correlated with fat mass and bone mineral density in central south Chinese postmenopausal women.},
  author={Zhifeng Sheng and Dejun Tong and Yangna Ou and Hong-bin Zhang and Zhimin Zhang and Shuang Li and Jianlin Zhou and Jian Zhang and Eryuan Liao},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={797-801}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the relationship between serum sclerostin level, body composition, and bone mineral density (BMD) in central south Chinese postmenopausal women. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted on 260 healthy central southern Chinese postmenopausal women with vs without osteoporosis, aged 50-76 years old. Dual X-ray absorptiometry was used to measure the bone mineral content and BMD of the whole body, lumbar spine and left femur, and total body soft tissue composition… CONTINUE READING