Weight change, weight fluctuation, and mortality.

  title={Weight change, weight fluctuation, and mortality.},
  author={Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee and Andrew Gerald Shaper and Mary Walker},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={162 22},
OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between weight change and weight fluctuation (cycling) and mortality in middle-aged men. METHODS A prospective study of 5608 men aged 40 to 59 years at screening, drawn from one general practice in each of 24 British towns. Changes in weight observed during a 12- to 14-year period were related to mortality during the subsequent 8 years. RESULTS There were 943 deaths from all causes: 458 cardiovascular disease (CVD) and 485 non-CVD deaths. Those with stable… CONTINUE READING


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