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Risk of death 2-3 times higher in obese adults 50 to 71
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The risk of death is 2 to 3 times higher in obese adults 50- to 71-years-old compared to those who are normal weight as noted in a review paper by Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Associated Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.
Cannon C, Kumar A. Treatment of overweight and obesity: Lifestyle, pharmacologic, and surgical options. Clin Cornerstone. 2009, 9(4):55-68; discussion 69-71.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Christopher P. Cannon, MD
Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
333 Longwood Avenue, Suite 402
Boston, MA 02115
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