Association of vitamin K with insulin resistance and body composition.

Centi, Amanda.

Abstract: Increasing evidence supports an association between the skeleton and energy metabolism. These interactions are mediated by a variety of hormones, cytokines and nutrients. Osteocalcin (OC), a vitamin K-dependent protein, may have a role in the regulation of glucose metabolism and adiposity. To evaluate this role of OC in humans, one also needs to take into consideration the effect of vita... read more

Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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