Vitamin D deficiency is associated with sarcopenia in older Koreans, regardless of obesity: the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (KNHANES IV) 2009.

@article{Kim2011VitaminDD,
  title={Vitamin D deficiency is associated with sarcopenia in older Koreans, regardless of obesity: the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (KNHANES IV) 2009.},
  author={Mee Kyoung Kim and Ki Hyun Baek and Ki-ho Song and Moo Il Kang and Cheol Young Park and Won Young Lee and Ki Won Oh},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2011},
  volume={96 10},
  pages={3250-6}
}
BACKGROUND An association between vitamin D status and sarcopenia has not been shown in a community-dwelling cohort, despite the well-documented relationship between vitamin D status and falls. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to investigate whether vitamin D level is associated with sarcopenia in older Koreans. DESIGN AND SETTING The Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in the Korean population was conducted in 2009. PARTICIPANTS Participants included 1380 men and… CONTINUE READING
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