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Obesity among elderly does not increase the risk of death

Among people who were 65 or older, those who were obese, that is had a BMI of 30-35, were twice as likely to have difficulties with activities of daily living, but were no more likely to die during the five years of the study than those with a recommended BMI of 20-25 according to The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 19, 2008 5:56 am | [0] comments
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