Distal lower limb strength is reduced in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance and is related to elevated intramuscular fat level and vitamin D deficiency Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Perioperative Care

abstract

  • People with impaired glucose tolerance have a significant reduction in distal but not proximal leg muscle strength, which is not associated with muscle atrophy, but with increased distal intramuscular non-contractile tissue, small fibre neuropathy and vitamin D deficiency.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5316421

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/dme.13163

PubMed ID

  • 27278802

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