The Global Obesity Epidemic is Related to Stroke , Dementia and Alzheimer ’ s disease

@inproceedings{Martins2014TheGO,
  title={The Global Obesity Epidemic is Related to Stroke , Dementia and Alzheimer ’ s disease},
  author={Ian James Martins},
  year={2014}
}
The global epidemic in obesity and diabetes has affected individuals in both the developing and developed world with the global death rate (63%) related to chronic diseases with 35% attributed to cardiovascular disease and stroke, 21 % to cancer and 12 % to chronic respiratory disease. The interest in connections between the global stroke epidemic, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has increased with hypertension, smoking, diabetes, obesity, poor diet, physical inactivity, atrial… CONTINUE READING

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