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Table 4 Sarcopenia prevalence, status, and parameters, according to EWGSOP1 and EWGSOP1 definitions

From: Should knee extension strength testing be implemented as a screening test for identifying probable and confirmed sarcopenia in older T2DM patients?

Sarcopenia status Sarcopenia parameter EWGSOP1
Probable Low ASMI 3 men, 7 women (3, 7%)
 Confirmed Low ASMI + Low HGS 1 woman (1%)
 Confirmed Low ASMI + Low KES 2 men, 2 women (2, 2%)
Sarcopenia status Sarcopenia parameter EWGSOP2
 Pre sarcopenia Low HGS none
 Pre sarcopenia Low KES 13 men, 12 women (13, 12%)
  1. Abbreviations: ASMI Appendicular Skeletal Mass Index, EWGSOP1 European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People 1, EWGSOP2 European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People 2, HGS Hand Grip Strength, KES Knee Extension Strength