The metabolic syndrome and Alzheimer disease.

  title={The metabolic syndrome and Alzheimer disease.},
  author={George Razay and Anthea Vreugdenhil and G. K. Wilcock},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={64 1},
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, which have been linked to Alzheimer disease. However, a link between Alzheimer disease and the metabolic syndrome has not yet been established. OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and Alzheimer disease. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Case-control study of 50 consecutive patients diagnosed with probable Alzheimer disease from the Memory Disorders Clinics, Launceston… CONTINUE READING


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