endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

Sarcopenia emerges as a significant player in type 2 diabetes risk

Age-related decline in muscle mass, quality and function, known as sarcopenia, may make a significant but under-appreciated contribution to increasing the risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers have found. And the presence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) appears to exacerbate progression of sarcopenia in older adults, the researchers, including Monash University Bone and Muscle Health Research ...

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