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Research Article

Sarcopenia Exacerbates Obesity-Associated Insulin Resistance and Dysglycemia: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III

  • Preethi Srikanthan mail,

    psrikanthan@mednet.ucla.edu

    Affiliation: Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Andrea L. Hevener,

    Affiliation: Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Arun S. Karlamangla

    Affiliation: Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Published: May 26, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010805

About the Authors

Preethi Srikanthan, Arun S. Karlamangla
Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Andrea L. Hevener
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: psrikanthan@mednet.ucla.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PS. Analyzed the data: PS ASK. Wrote the paper: PS. Reviewed and revised the manuscript: AH ASK. Aided in data analysis: ASK.