Adiposity indicators and dementia over 32 years in Sweden.

@article{Gustafson2009AdiposityIA,
  title={Adiposity indicators and dementia over 32 years in Sweden.},
  author={Deborah Ruth Gustafson and Kristoffer B{\"a}ckman and Margda Waern and Svante Ostling and Xuguang Guo and Peter P. Zandi and M. M. Mielke and Calle Bengtsson and Ingmar Skoog},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 19},
  pages={1559-66}
}
BACKGROUND High midlife and late-life adiposity may increase risk for dementia. Late-life decrease in body mass index (BMI) or body weight within several years of a dementia diagnosis has also been reported. Differences in study designs and analyses may provide different pictures of this relationship. METHODS Thirty-two years of longitudinal body weight, BMI, waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) data, from the Prospective Population Study of Women in Sweden, were related to… CONTINUE READING