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Subclinical hypothyroidism and functional mobility in older adults.

Authors
  • Simonsick, Eleanor M1
  • Newman, Anne B
  • Ferrucci, Luigi
  • Satterfield, Suzanne
  • Harris, Tamara B
  • Rodondi, Nicolas
  • Bauer, Douglas C
  • 1 Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital, 3001 S Hanover St, Fifth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of internal medicine
Publication Date
Nov 23, 2009
Volume
169
Issue
21
Pages
2011–2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.392
PMID: 19933964
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Generally, well-functioning 70- to 79-year-old individuals with subclinical hypothyroidism do not demonstrate increased risk of mobility problems, and those with mild elevations in TSH level show a slight functional advantage.

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