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    Risk of death 2-3 times higher in obese adults 50 to 71


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    Friday, October 02, 2009 1:20 pm Email this article
    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.
    REFERENCE

    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
    Cardiovascular Division
    333 Longwood Avenue, Suite 402
    Boston, MA 02115
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