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Obesity, abdominal obesity and Alzheimer disease.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS: Obesity has a strong association with vascular and metabolic diseases, which have been linked with Alzheimer disease (AD). While recent studies have reported an association between mid-life obesity and dementia, the role of later-life obesity is less clear. This study investigated the relation between AD, obesity and abdominal obesity at later-life in a case-control study. METHODS: Participants were 50 consecutive patients with probable AD from memory disorders clinics in La...

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Publisher copy:
10.1159/000094586
Journal:
Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
173-176
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1421-9824
ISSN:
1420-8008
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:60817
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uuid:cd25f622-1094-4a6f-85a6-786a0c965d04
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pubs:60817
Source identifiers:
60817
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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