Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 11th, 2006
Study 1: Adults with diabetes and higher inflammatory burden have an increased risk of functional decline.
According to a study from the United States, "Age, diabetes, and elevated inflammatory markers independently increase the risk of functional decline. We examined the effect of C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) on the incident mobility limitation in older adults with and without diabetes."
"We analyzed data from a cohort of 2,895 well-functioning adults aged 70-79 years, followed for development of persistent functional limitation...
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