25-hydroxyvitamin D, dementia, and cerebrovascular pathology in elders receiving home services.

  title={25-hydroxyvitamin D, dementia, and cerebrovascular pathology in elders receiving home services.},
  author={Cedric Annweiler and Didier Le Gall and Bruno Fantino and Olivier Beauchet and Katherine L Tucker and Jennifer S Buell},
  volume={75 1},
          95; author reply 95-6
CEREBROVASCULAR PATHOLOGY IN ELDERS RECEIVING HOME SERVICES To the Editor: In this cross-sectional study, Buell et al.1 showed that 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] 20 ng/mL indicated a 2.2-fold risk for all-cause dementia, a 2.7-fold risk for Alzheimer disease (AD), and a 2.3-fold risk for stroke. These results remained significant even after adjustment for a list of covariates. However, adjusting for all potential confounders is essential to determine if the association is really significant or… CONTINUE READING
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