2012 Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures

  title={2012 Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures},
  author={William H. Thies and Laura Bleiler},
  journal={Alzheimer's \& Dementia},

Alzheimer's Disease: A Clinical and Basic Science Review

Clinical and neurobiological aspects of AD and MCI that medical students should be familiar with are emphasized and advances in the use of biomarkers for diagnosis of AD are described.

Managing Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Families often know that the person has Alzheimer’s disease, but need information on how to manage dementia and its symptoms after the diagnosis is established.

Early‐onset Alzheimer's disease: a global cross‐sectional analysis

The identification of factors of EOAD might provide insights into Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathogenesis.

Household Members of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease: Health Conditions, Healthcare Resource Use, and Healthcare Costs

To compare medical condition burden, healthcare resource use, and healthcare costs of household members (HHMs) of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) with those of HHMs of matched

Dementia: An Evidence-Based Review of Common Presentations and Family-Based Interventions

The most common types of dementia, including Alzheimer disease, frontotemporal dementia, dementia due to vascular disease, and several others, are described.

Neuroimaging of dementia.




Mortality trends for Alzheimer's disease, 1979-91.

  • D. Hoyert
  • Medicine
    Vital and health statistics. Series 20, Data from the National Vital Statistics System
  • 1996
This report presents mortality patterns for Alzheimer's disease, on the basis of both underlying and multiple causes of death, in decedents 65 years of age and over and annual percent change.

Sources of variability in estimates of the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States

Incidence and Prevalence of Dementia in the Cardiovascular Health Study

The incidence and prevalence of dementia, Alzheimer's disease (AD), and vascular dementia (VaD) in the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) cohort is estimated.

The Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative.

A National Study of the Location of Death for Older Persons with Dementia

Objectives: To describe where older Americans with dementia die and to compare the state health system factors related to the location of dementia‐related deaths with those of cancer and all other

Frequency of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias in a Community Outreach Sample of Hispanics

To determine the proportion of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia types in a community sample of Hispanics, a survey of 6,000 Hispanics found that more than half had experienced dementia at a young age.

Frequency and course of mild cognitive impairment in a multiethnic community

To examine incidence rates and antecedents of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) among diverse elders without dementia at the initial visit, and to examine the

Economic considerations of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders

At present, it is clear that diagnostic and drug costs are low compared to the major cost of institutionalization, and directing efforts at early diagnosis and delaying nursing home placement are two key cost-containment interventions.