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S Volpato, L Bianchi, F Lauretani, F Lauretani, S Bandinelli, JM Guralnik, G Zuliani and L Ferrucci
Abstract
Older people with type 2 diabetes are at high risk of mobility disability. We investigated the association of diabetes with lower-limb muscle mass and muscle quality to verify whether diabetes-related muscle impairments mediate the association between diabetes and low walking speed.
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The Association, Energy, Glucose, Hypertension, Diabetes mellitus type 2, Walking
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