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Body mass index in midlife and late-life as a risk factor for dementia: a meta-analysis of prospective studies

Anstey, Kaarin; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Budge, Marc; Young, Jennifer


The relationship between body mass index (BMI) (in midlife and late-life) and dementia was investigated in meta-analyses of 16 articles reporting on 15 prospective studies. Follow-ups ranged from 3.2 to 36.0 years. Meta-analyses were conducted on samples

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Obesity Reviews
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2010.00825.x


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