Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Midlife cholesterol levels predict Alzheimer disease with ASCVD

Cardiovascular risk factors and glucose tolerance in midlife and risk of cognitive disorders in old age Up to a 49-year follow-up of the Helsinki Businessmen Study

Literature - Rantanen K, Strandberg AY., Salomaa VV, et al. - Ann Med. 2017 Feb 2:1-30

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In this study with a long-term follow-up, pure AD (without ASCVD) was not associated with cholesterol levels, blood pressure, glucose tolerance of diabetes, whereas AD with ASCVD was significantly associated with midlife cholesterol levels.


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