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Adolescence BMI and trends in adulthood mortality: a study of 2.16 million adolescents.

Authors
  • Twig, Gilad
  • Afek, Arnon
  • Shamiss, Ari
  • Derazne, Estela
  • Landau Rabbi, Moran
  • Tzur, Dorit
  • Gordon, Barak
  • Tirosh, Amir
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Publisher
The Endocrine Society
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2014
Volume
99
Issue
6
Pages
2095–2103
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2014-1213
PMID: 24601695
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

BMI at adolescence, within the normal range, is associated with all-cause mortality in adulthood. Mortality rates among overweight and obese adolescents did not improve in the last 40 years, suggesting that preadulthood obesity may attenuate the progressive increase in life expectancy.

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