2013 Alzheimer's disease facts and figures

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  • Published 2008 in Alzheimer's & Dementia


Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the sixth leading cause of all deaths in the United States and is the fifth leading cause of death in Americans aged ≥65 years. Although other major causes of death have been on the decrease, deaths because of AD have been rising dramatically. Between 2000 and 2008 (preliminary data), heart disease deaths decreased by 13%, stroke… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2013.02.003


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