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ba0005p268 | Muscle, physical activity and bone | ECTS2016

Association of frailty with vitamin D in elderly women

Alekna Vidmantas , Mastaviciute Asta , Kilaite Justina , Tamulaitiene Marija

Objective: To investigate the relationship of frailty with vitamin D in community dwelling elderly women.Materials and methods: A retrospective cross-sectional study was performed on women over 60 years who were not using vitamin D supplementations. Frailty status was defined using Fried’s criteria: weakness, low walking speed, low physical activity, weight loss, exhaustion. Participants were classified as robust, prefrail and frail if they scored 0...