Obesity in Older Adults: A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Diagnosis and Treatment

@article{McTigue2006ObesityIO,
  title={Obesity in Older Adults: A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Diagnosis and Treatment},
  author={K. McTigue and R. Hess and J. Ziouras},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={14}
}
Objective: Although obesity is increasing in older U.S. adults, treatment is controversial in this age group. We sought to examine evidence concerning obesity's health‐related risks, diagnostic methods, and treatment outcomes in older individuals. 
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