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Research Review: Linking Handgrip Strength and Prediabetes

Chrispin MM, et al. Handgrip strength predicts new prediabetes cases among adults. A prospective cohort study. Prev Med Rep 2020;17:101056. Introduction In 2017 there were 451 million people with diabetes, and 5 million related deaths. And, prevalence rates are expected to rise to 693 million by 2045. Before developing type 2 diabetes, individuals undergo an…
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Research Review: Simplifying Strength Assessments for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Merchan-Baeza JA, et al. (2019) Development of a new index of strength in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Disability and Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2018.1543464. Introduction Increases in life expectancy of people with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD), together with improvements in the availability and accessibility of care services, has led to an increase in the…
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