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Stats: 43% of adults 60+ likely obese

People's body sizes have increased greatly over the past 40 years, according to a new report from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), "Obesity in Older Adults: Succeeding in a Complex Clinical Situation." One result: in 2017 and 2018, among Americans ages 60 and older, an astounding 42.2% of men and 43.3% of women were obese. The report reviews the evaluation, consequences, and clinical management of obesity and overweight in older adults.

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