Sclerostin is positively associated with bone mineral density in men and women and negatively associated with carotid calcified atherosclerotic plaque in men from the African American-Diabetes Heart Study.

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Adaptor Proteins, Signal Transducing Adult African Americans Aged Biomarkers Bone Density Bone Morphogenetic Proteins Carotid Artery Diseases Cross-Sectional Studies Diabetes Complications Female Genetic Markers Humans Male Middle Aged Plaque, Atherosclerotic Sex Factors Vascular Calcification

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