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Monday, April 24 • 10:30am - 12:30pm
Health and Disease Implications in Older Adults Beyond BMI-Composition and Quality of Body Tissues
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Chairs
Bahram H. Arjmandi, PhD, RD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Carmen C. Castaneda-Sceppa, MD, PhD, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

• BMI and Body Composition in Later Life: Maximizing the Benefits of Weight Loss in Obese, Frail Older Adults, Connie W. Bales, PhD, RD, Duke University, Durham, NC
• Impact of Lean and Fat Mass Quality and Quantity on Health and Risks of Chronic Disease, Institutionalization and Mortality in Older Adults, Stephanie Studenski, MD, MPH, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD
• Implication of Weight and Body Composition in Older Adults Undergoing Elective Surgery, Kathryn P. Starr, PhD, RD, LDN, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
• Effect of Lean Mass on Postural Blood Pressure in Older Adults: Implications for Independent Living and Quality of Life, Melissa Benton, PhD, RN, FACSM, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO

Monday April 24, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
McCormick Place Convention Center
  • Room S100A