Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 17th, 2003
"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," stated S.G. Wannamethee and coauthors, Royal Free & University College Medical School.
The researchers reported that "there were 943 deaths from all causes: 458 cardiovascular disease (CVD) and 485 non-CVD deaths. Those with stable weight or weight gain had the lowest total,...
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