Summary of the evidence on modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia: A population-based perspective

@article{Baumgart2015SummaryOT,
  title={Summary of the evidence on modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia: A population-based perspective},
  author={Matthew Baumgart and Heather M. Snyder and Maria Chrisina Carrillo and Sam Fazio and Hye Kim and Harry Johns},
  journal={Alzheimer's & Dementia},
  year={2015},
  volume={11},
  pages={718-726}
}
An estimated 47 million people worldwide are living with dementia in 2015, and this number is projected to triple by 2050. In the absence of a disease-modifying treatment or cure, reducing the risk of developing dementia takes on added importance. In 2014, the World Dementia Council (WDC) requested the Alzheimer's Association evaluate and report on the state of the evidence on modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia. This report is a summary of the Association's evaluation… CONTINUE READING
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