Vitamin K deficiency and osteopenia in elderly women with Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Sato2005VitaminKD,
  title={Vitamin K deficiency and osteopenia in elderly women with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Yoshihiro Sato and Yoshiaki Honda and Norimasa Hayashida and Jun Iwamoto and Tomohiro Kanoko and Kei Satoh},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={576-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the relation between vitamin K status and bone mineral density (BMD) in women with Alzheimer's disease (AD). DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Outpatient departments of neurology and neuropsychiatry at a hospital in Japan. Participants One hundred women with AD (mean age, 79.8 y) and 100 age-matched community dwelling controls (mean age, 80.6 y). INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Patients were divided into 2 groups according to the degree of… CONTINUE READING

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