Blood pressure variability and risk of dementia in an elderly cohort, the Three-City Study.

BACKGROUND The relationship between blood pressure and dementia is incompletely understood in elderly individuals. Blood pressure variability may have a role in the risk of dementia. METHODS This investigation was a cohort study of 6506 elderly individuals followed-up for 8 years (1999-2001 through 2008) with assessments at years 2, 4, and 7-8. Blood… CONTINUE READING