Effects of cardiovascular medications on rate of functional decline in Alzheimer disease.

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BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that cardiovascular medications, including statins and antihypertensive medications, may delay cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer dementia (AD). We examined the association of cardiovascular medication use and rate of functional decline in a population-based cohort of individuals with incident AD. METHODS In the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e318181276a

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@article{Rosenberg2008EffectsOC, title={Effects of cardiovascular medications on rate of functional decline in Alzheimer disease.}, author={Paul B Rosenberg and M. M. Mielke and James W. Tschanz and Linda Cook and Chris D Corcoran and Katie Hayden and M. Norton and Peter V. Rabins and R. C. Green and Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer and John Breitner and Ronald G. Munger and C. G. Lyketsos}, journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry}, year={2008}, volume={16 11}, pages={883-92} }