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Comprehensive geriatric assesment

H Doruk, M I Naharci, E Bozoglu, A T Isik, S Kilic
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and cognitive decline (CD) due to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer's Disease (AD), and Vascular Dementia (VaD). DESIGN AND SETTING: The subjects aged ≥ 65 years were recruited prospectively from the Geriatrics Clinic of Gulhane Medical School, between 2004 and 2008 years. PARTICIPANTS: 1302 patients were included in the study. MEASUREMENTS: Cognitive status, clinical diagnosis of CD (MCI, AD, and VaD) and clinical and environmental risk factors were evaluated by comprehensive geriatric assesment...
December 2010: Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging
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