Endocrinology of anorexia of ageing.

  • Ian M. Chapman
  • Published 2004 in
    Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology…

Abstract

Appetite and food intake decrease with normal ageing, predisposing to the development of under-nutrition. Under-nutrition is common in older people and has been implicated in the development and progression of chronic diseases commonly affecting the elderly, as well as in increasing mortality. An understanding of the factors that contribute to the… (More)

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@article{Chapman2004EndocrinologyOA, title={Endocrinology of anorexia of ageing.}, author={Ian M. Chapman}, journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism}, year={2004}, volume={18 3}, pages={437-52} }