Body mass index in midlife and dementia: Systematic review and meta-regression analysis of 589,649 men and women followed in longitudinal studies

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INTRODUCTION We conducted a meta-analysis of the conflicting epidemiologic evidence on the association between midlife body mass index (BMI) and dementia. METHODS We searched standard databases to identify prospective, population-based studies of dementia risk by midlife underweight, overweight, and obesity. We performed random-effects meta-analyses and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dadm.2017.05.007

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@inproceedings{Albanese2017BodyMI, title={Body mass index in midlife and dementia: Systematic review and meta-regression analysis of 589,649 men and women followed in longitudinal studies}, author={Emiliano Albanese and Lenore J. Launer and Matthias Egger and Martin James Prince and Panteleimon Giannakopoulos and Frank J Wolters and Kieren J Egan}, booktitle={Alzheimer's & dementia}, year={2017} }