The role of metabolic disorders in Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia: two roads converged.

@article{Craft2009TheRO,
  title={The role of metabolic disorders in Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia: two roads converged.},
  author={Susan B. Craft},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={
          300-5
        }
}
In recent years a rapidly increasing number of studies has focused on the relationship between dementia and metabolic disorders such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. Etiological heterogeneity and comorbidity pose challenges for determining relationships among metabolic disorders. The independent and interactive effects of brain vascular injury and classic pathological agents such as beta-amyloid have also proved difficult to distinguish in human patients, blurring the lines… CONTINUE READING
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