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Association between dynapenia and decline in higher‐level functional capacity in older men with diabetes

Ida S et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Japan

Journal : Geriatrics & Gerontology International

Aim The present study aimed to investigate an association between dynapenia or sarcopenia and higher‐level functional capacity in older diabetes patients. Methods Diabetes outpatients aged≥ 65 years were prospectively enrolled. Dynapenia and sarcopenia were defined by criteria of the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia, and higher‐level functional capacity was assessed using the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology Index of Competence (TMIG‐IC). Multiple regression analysis included TMIG‐IC scores as …
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