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People with Early Alzheimer’s Disease May Be More Likely to Have Lower BMI

Studies have shown that people who are overweight in middle age are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease decades later than people at normal weight, yet researchers have also found that people in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease are more likely to have a lower body mass index (BMI). A current study examines… People with Early Alzheimer’s Disease May Be More Likely to Have Lower BMI   



People with early Alzheimer’s ‘more likely to have low BMI’

Scientists have found that people in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease may be more likely to have a low body mass index (BMI) than those who are dementia-free.

Researchers at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in the US studied 506 people, using advanced brain imaging techniques and analyses of their cerebrospinal… People with early Alzheimer’s ‘more likely to have low BMI’   



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