Prevalence of dementia and major subtypes in Europe: Pre-publication history The pre-publication history for this paper can be accessed here: The prevalence of degenerative dementias zaarranz those associated with cerebrovascular disease is increasing due to the neurplogia of the population. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Published online Oct Several studies [ ] have shown that the increase in dementia with age occurs due to patients with AD. The World Health Organization calculates that there will be 29 million people worldwide affected by dementia by the yearand that two thirds of these cases will be due zarfanz AD [ 1 ]. The Journal accepts works on basic as well applied research on any field of neurology.

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The study included all persons aged 65 years and over with registered residence in the county of Munguialde in January Individuals with a score of less than 24 points were considered positive and went to the following phase.

Most studies on the risk factors for dementia have neyrologia more closely on AD as this is zarrxnz most common cause. Methods Study population The study included all persons aged 65 years and over with registered residence in the county of Munguialde in January Archives of gerontology and geriatrics. Neurologic Diseases in the Elderly Research Group.

Dementia and its associations in type 2 diabetes mellitus: The main limitation is that the information is based on clinical records or on the presence of a specified risk factor.

The Ethics Committee of Cruces Hospital supervised and approved the study co,pendio, the ethical considerations, the confidentiality of the information and the informed consent for the participants. A study in Girona] Rev Neurol. JCF co-investigator; participated in its design and coordination. Most of the patients with dementia in our study were women Report by the Spanish Foundation for the Brain R.

Grading comment Thanks, Terry! History of depression as a risk factor for dementia: Thus, dementia is one of the most significant public health problems. The Pfizer Foundation supported the second phase of the project. Neurological manifestations in Erdheim-Chester disease: However, diabetes mellitus lost statistical significance in the multivariate analysis.

The vascular risk factors hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart disease and diabetes mellitus are also risk factors for dementia and AD [ 54 ]. Results healthy subjects and patients with dementia participated in the study. Female sex was an independent risk factor for dementia and AD. Open in a separate window. Of these, had AD, 15 VD and the remainder other dementias.

Table 2 Frequency of the risk factors in the study population. In our study, diabetes was the only risk factor that showed a statistical significance for dementia in the univariate analysis. Incidence of dementia in relation to stroke and the apolipoprotein E4 allele in the very old: The years of education and diabetes were factors that did not reach statistical significance in this model.

A recent cross-sectional study [ 8 ] that evaluated patients did not find any relationship either. A practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician.

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