Masafumi Kuzuya


Affiliation: Nagoya University
Country: Japan


  1. Ogama N, Sakurai T, Kawashima S, Tanikawa T, Tokuda H, Satake S, et al. Association of Glucose Fluctuations with Sarcopenia in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. J Clin Med. 2019;8: pubmed publisher
    ..Our observation suggests the importance of glucose management by considering glucose fluctuations to prevent the development of disability. ..
  2. Huang C, Lai Y, Lee Y, Teong X, Kuzuya M, Kuo K. Impact of Health Literacy on Frailty among Community-Dwelling Seniors. J Clin Med. 2018;7: pubmed publisher
    ..excellent: OR 2.41, 95% CI 1.07⁻5.42). Therefore, in these community-dwelling elderly adults, health literacy was associated with pre-frailty and frailty regardless of age, gender, socio-economic status, and education level. ..
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    Kuzuya M, Ando F, Iguchi A, Shimokata H. Age-specific change of prevalence of metabolic syndrome: longitudinal observation of large Japanese cohort. Atherosclerosis. 2007;191:305-12 pubmed
    ..In females, the prevalence increased with age up to 80 years old for both criteria. The estimated secular trends suggested that the prevalence rate of metabolic syndrome decreased in females and increased in males during study periods. ..
  4. Kuzuya M. Process of physical disability among older adults--contribution of frailty in the super-aged society. Nagoya J Med Sci. 2012;74:31-7 pubmed
    ..The present article intends to review what is known about frailty, including its definition, epidemiology, and pathophysiology, and to examine potential areas of future research. ..
  5. Kuzuya M, Izawa S, Enoki H, Hasegawa J. Day-care service use is a risk factor for long-term care placement in community-dwelling dependent elderly. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2012;12:322-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Policy makers and practitioners must consider implementing multidimensional support programs to reduce the caregivers' willingness to consider long-term care placement. ..
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    Kuzuya M, Ando F, Iguchi A, Shimokata H. No association between rs7566605 variant and being overweight in Japanese. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007;15:2531-4 pubmed
    ..84 to 1.69, p = 0.325). No significant associations were observed between polymorphism and glucose or insulin levels. These results suggested no association of the rs7566605 variant with overweight in Japanese people. ..
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    Kuzuya M, Ando F, Iguchi A, Shimokata H. Glutathione peroxidase 1 Pro198Leu variant contributes to the metabolic syndrome in men in a large Japanese cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87:1939-44 pubmed
    ..15) in men but not in women; there were no differences in other components of MetS between the CC and CT/TT genotypes in either sex. GPX1 Pro198Leu variants are associated with the prevalence of MetS in Japanese men but not in women. ..
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    Kuzuya M, Kanda S, Sasaki T, Tamaya Mori N, Cheng X, Itoh T, et al. Deficiency of gelatinase a suppresses smooth muscle cell invasion and development of experimental intimal hyperplasia. Circulation. 2003;108:1375-81 pubmed
  9. Kuzuya M, Enoki H, Hasegawa J, Izawa S, Hirakawa Y, Shimokata H, et al. Impact of caregiver burden on adverse health outcomes in community-dwelling dependent older care recipients. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2011;19:382-91 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine whether caregiver burden is associated with subsequent all-cause mortality or hospitalization among dependent community-dwelling older care recipients...