Medical therapy in the elderly.


Journal Article (Review)

Recommendations concerning nutrition and physical activity are an important part of health care in the elderly. There is increasing evidence that diet and exercise influence the development and progression of cardiovascular disease in the elderly as well as the young. Decreases in coronary risk factors can be achieved in the elderly by attention to proper diet and exercise.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Herd, JA; Wood, AJ; Blumenthal, J; Dougherty, JE; Harris, R

Published Date

  • August 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 2 Suppl A

Start / End Page

  • 29A - 34A

PubMed ID

  • 3298366

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3298366

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0735-1097

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0735-1097(87)80444-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States