J Nutr Health Aging. 2018;22(6):639-644 © Serdi and Springer-Verlag International SAS, part of Springer Nature LINKS BETWEEN ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND OSTEOPOROSIS IN MIDDLE AGED AND ELDERLY MEN 1 2 2 3 F. VAN DEN BOS , M.H. EMMELOT-VONK ,H.J. VERHAAR , Y.T. VAN DER SCHOUW 1. HagaHospital, department of internal medicine. Leyweg 275, 2545 CH, The Haque, The Netherlands; 2. University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Geriatric medicine, PO Box 85500, 3GA Utrecht, The Netherlands; 3. Julius Center for Health sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center of Utrecht, PO box 85500; 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands. Corresponding author: Frederiek van den Bos, HagaHospital, department of internal medicine. Leyweg 275, 2545 CH, The Haque, The Netherlands, 0031-70-2102917. F.firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract: Background: Although the incidences of osteoporosis and atherosclerosis increase with age, there is growing evidence that the coincidental occurrence of both diseases may be independent of age. In general, studies in men are scarce and results are inconsistent. Objective: to investigate the relationship between atherosclerosis and bone mineral density, and the influence of insulin sensitivity and low grade inflammation on this relationship in 332 men without CVD. Methods: Aortic Pulse wave velocity (PWV), augmentation index (AIX) and measurements of carotid intima
The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging – Springer Journals
Published: Apr 30, 2018
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