Late-life metabolic syndrome prevents cognitive decline among older men aged 75 years and over: one-year prospective cohort study.

@article{Liu2013LatelifeMS,
  title={Late-life metabolic syndrome prevents cognitive decline among older men aged 75 years and over: one-year prospective cohort study.},
  author={C Liu and M H Lin and L-N Peng and Liang-Kung Chen and C-T Su and L Liu and L Chen},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={523-6}
}
BACKGROUND Although metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been reported to be associated with cognitive decline and dementia, little was known about late-life MetS and cognitive decline among older old population. The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of MetS and cognitive decline among men aged 75 and over in Taiwan. METHODS This is a prospective cohort study which recruited men aged 75 years and older with intact cognitive function living in the Banciao Veterans Home, a retirement… CONTINUE READING

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