Weight loss in Alzheimer's disease: a longitudinal study.

A. R. Tavares, P. V. Rabins

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The weights of 21 patients with Alzheimer's Disease were studied longitudinally for 1.0-8.1 years. 71% lost weight. The rate of weight loss was significantly greater than in normal females aged 60-69 and 70 and over.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-167
Number of pages3
JournalZeitschrift fur Alternsforschung
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging


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