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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hessler, Johannes Baltasar; Ander, Karl-Heinz; Brönner, Monika; Etgen, Thorleif; Förstl, Hans; Poppert, Holger; Sander, Dirk; Bickel, Horst 
Title:
Predicting dementia in primary care patients with a cardiovascular health metric: a prospective population-based study. 
Abstract:
Improving cardiovascular health possibly decreases the risk of dementia. Primary care practices offer a suitable setting for monitoring and controlling cardiovascular risk factors in the older population. The purpose of the study is to examine the association of a cardiovascular health metric including six behaviors and blood parameters with the risk of dementia in primary care patients.Participants (N = 3547) were insurants aged>=55 of the largest German statutory health insurance company, who...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Neurol 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
16 
Pages contribution:
116 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie; Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik