publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Two Roads Converged

Suzanne Craft;
  • Published: 01 Mar 2009
  • Publisher: American Medical Association (AMA)
Abstract
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 β-amyloid have also proved difficult to distinguish in human patients, blurring the lines between Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia. This review highlights recent work aimed at identifying convergent mechanisms such as insulin resistance that may underlie c...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Clinical Neurology, Anesthesia, Neuroscience, Vascular dementia, medicine.disease, medicine, Comorbidity, Diabetes mellitus, Metabolic disorder, Dementia, Vascular disease, Alzheimer's disease, business.industry, business, Bioinformatics, Dyslipidemia
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Two Roads Converged

Suzanne Craft;