The association between bone mineral density and metabolic syndrome: a Korean population-based study

@article{Kim2013TheAB,
  title={The association between bone mineral density and metabolic syndrome: a Korean population-based study},
  author={Hoon Kim and Han Jin Oh and Hoon Choi and Woong Hwan Choi and S K Lim and Jung Gu Kim},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism},
  year={2013},
  volume={31},
  pages={571-578}
}
This study was conducted to investigate the association between the metabolic syndrome (MS), which includes a cluster of major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, and bone mineral density (BMD) from a population-based study. This cross-sectional study was based on a nationwide representative survey data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2008. A total of 3,207 subjects were included from the KNHANES 2008 and composed of men (mean age 48.4 years… CONTINUE READING
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