Reply to: “Increase in health care costs due to aorta calcification and low ABI in older men”

John T. Schousboe, Tien N. Vo, Lisa Langsetmo, Pawel Szulc, Joshua R. Lewis, Allyson M. Kats, Kristine E. Ensrud

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-57
Number of pages2
StatePublished - May 2020

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Dr. Ensrud reports grants from the National Institute on Aging, during the conduct of the study. Dr. Langsetmo reports grants from Merck and Abbott Nutrition, outside the submitted work. The other authors have nothing to disclose.

Funding Information:
The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study is supported by National Institutes of Health funding. The following institutes provide support: the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), and NIH Roadmap for Medical Research under the following grant numbers: U01 AG027810 , U01 AG042124 , U01 AG042139 , U01 AG042140 , U01 AG042143 , U01 AG042145 , U01 AG042168 , U01 AR066160 , and UL1 TR000128 .


  • Abdominal aortic calcification
  • Ankle brachial index
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Health care costs

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