Fresh data on Alzheimer disease are presented in the report 'Meta-analysis of Alzheimer's disease risk with obesity, diabetes, and related disorders.' "Late-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a multifactorial and heterogeneous disorder with major risk factors including advanced age, presence of an apolipoprotein E epsilon4 (APOE4) allele, and family history of AD. Other risk factors may be obesity and diabetes and related disorders, which are highly prevalent," researchers in the United States report.
"We reviewed longitudinal epidemiological studies of body mass, diabetes, metabolicsyndrome, and glucose and insulin levels on risk for AD. We conducted meta-analyses of...
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