Midlife body mass index and hospitalization and mortality in older age.

  title={Midlife body mass index and hospitalization and mortality in older age.},
  author={Lijing L Yan and Martha L. Daviglus and K. -L. Liu and Jeremiah Stamler and Renwei Wang and Amber Pirzada and Daniel B. Garside and Alan Dyer and Linda J Van Horn and Youlian Liao and James F. Fries and Philip Greenland},
  volume={295 2},
CONTEXT Abundant evidence links overweight and obesity with impaired health. However, controversies persist as to whether overweight and obesity have additional impact on cardiovascular outcomes independent of their strong associations with established coronary risk factors, eg, high blood pressure and high cholesterol level. OBJECTIVE To assess the relation of midlife body mass index with morbidity and mortality outcomes in older age among individuals without and with other major risk… CONTINUE READING
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