Obesity in older persons.

Abstract

The prevalence of obesity among older persons is growing. This trend has adverse medical, functional, psychosocial, and health care resource consequences. Many obese older persons were obese middle-aged adults. A sedentary lifestyle may be the dominant contributing factor. Intervention should focus on moderate weight reduction through the modification of… (More)

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@article{Jensen1998ObesityIO, title={Obesity in older persons.}, author={Gordon L. Jensen and J. Rogers}, journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association}, year={1998}, volume={98 11}, pages={1308-11} }