Prevalence of dementia in the older Japanese-Brazilian population.

@article{Yamada2002PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dementia in the older Japanese-Brazilian population.},
  author={Tatsuo Yamada and Hatsuko Kadekaru and Shoiku Matsumoto and Hiromichi Inada and M Tanabe and Emilio Hideyuki Moriguchi and Yukio Moriguchi and Paulo Molitsugu Ishikawa and Alvina Goncalves Ishikawa and Kazuhiko Taira and Yukio Yamori},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          71-5
        }
}
The prevalence of dementing disorders in Campo Grande of a community of Japanese-Brazilians who immigrated from Okinawa was studied. Previous reports showed that the dietary pattern in Japanese immigrants in Brazil, which characterized by a low fish and large meat intake, is possibly responsible for increased risk of cardiovascular diseases compared with Japanese in Okinawa. A total of 157 persons over 70-year-old were examined, and 19 cases were diagnosed as having dementia. The prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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