Obesity and Longer Term Risks of Dementia in 65-74 Year Olds.

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Summary of "Obesity and Longer Term Risks of Dementia in 65-74 Year Olds."

overweight or obesity at ages <65 years associates with increased dementia incidence, but at ≥65 years estimates are paradoxical. Weight loss before dementia diagnosis, plus smoking and diseases causing weight loss may confound associations.


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Name: Age and ageing
ISSN: 1468-2834


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