Treating obesity in older adults: different risks, different goals, different strategies.

@article{Zanni2011TreatingOI,
  title={Treating obesity in older adults: different risks, different goals, different strategies.},
  author={Guido R Zanni and Jeannette Y. Wick},
  journal={The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={142-8, 153-4}
}
Almost 70% of adults 60 years of age and older are overweight according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006. While being overweight is linked to numerous comorbidities and functional impairment, few studies have addressed obesity in elders, and even fewer have addressed sarcopenic obesity. Elder obesity requires different… CONTINUE READING