Serum Vitamin D Concentrations and Cognitive Function in a Population-Based Study among Older Adults in South Germany.

@article{Nagel2015SerumVD,
  title={Serum Vitamin D Concentrations and Cognitive Function in a Population-Based Study among Older Adults in South Germany.},
  author={Gabriele Nagel and Florian Herbolsheimer and Matthias W. Riepe and Thorsten Nikolaus and Michael Dieter Denkinger and R. P{\'e}ter and Gudrun Weinmayr and Dietrich Rothenbacher and W. K{\"o}nig and Albert Christian Ludolph and Christine A. F. von Arnim},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={1119-26}
}
Our objective was to investigate the associations of vitamin D serum levels with dementia and cognitive function in specific domains in community dwelling older adults. Between 2009 and 2010, we conducted a cross-sectional study in 1,373 individuals (56% men) aged 65+ years in the "Activity and Function in the Elderly in Ulm" (ActiFE) study. Dementia was defined as a Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score ≤ 24. The 25-OHD serum level [ng/mL] was measured by an electrochemilumineszenz… CONTINUE READING