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Magnesium Research

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Investigation of the relationship between magnesium level and vitamin D, bone mineral density, and chronic diseases in patients with knee osteoarthritis Volume 36, issue 2, June 2023

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1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bezmialem Vakıf University, İstanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kocaeli Government Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey
* Correspondence: Ebru Yilmaz. Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Bezmialem Vakıf University, Adnan Menderes Avenue, Vatan Street 34093 Istanbul, Turkey

Magnesium (Mg) is one of the essential nutrients required to maintain numerous physiological cellular functions. About 60% of total body Mg is found in bones and teeth, while about 40% is found in intracellular and less than 1% in extracellular fluids [1]. Mg is the second most common intracellular cation and plays a fundamental role in the synthesis and activation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) [2, 3]. Initially, Mg helps to activate calcium (Ca) and phosphate homeostasis necessary for the growth [...]