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How important is watching your weight for men in their 40s and 50s?

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Many men tend to gain weight around the middle as they hit midlife. Watch it closely. Studies have found that spare tires trump even general obesity as a predictor of heart disease and diabetes.

SOURCE:  JoAnn Manson, chief, division of preventive medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 24, 2018

SOURCE:  JoAnn Manson, chief, division of preventive medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 24, 2018

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