Endocrine and inflammatory markers as predictors of frailty

M.T.E. Puts, M. Visser, J.W.R. Twisk, D.J.H. Deeg, P.T.A.M. Lips

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    Objective: To examine the association of serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], interleukin-6 (IL-6), C-reactive protein (CRP) and IGF-1 with prevalent and incident frailty. Design: The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA), a prospective cohort study with 3-yearly measurement cycles. Setting: General population-based sample. Participants: The respondents were men and women aged 65 and over, who participated at T
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)403-411
    JournalClinical Endocrinology
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


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