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Metabolic Syndrome and the Risk of Vascular Dementia. The Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging
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    Metabolic Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: Contrasting Epidemiological Evidence and Possible Underlying Mechanisms

    We thank Giannopoulos and colleagues for their interesting Letter. At present, cumulative evidence suggested that metabolic syndrome (MetS), a constellation of interrelated metabolic derangements increasing the risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes, has been shown to be in...

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    Metabolic syndrome and the dementias: a link between Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia?

    Metabolic syndrome and the dementias: a link between Alzheimer disease and vascular dementia?

    Sotirios Giannopoulos, Athanassios P. Kyritsis, Maria Kosmidou, Haralampos J. Milionis

    Departments of Neurology & Internal Medicine University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece

    Key words: metabolic syndrome; Alzheimer disease; vascular dementia; cerebrovascular disease;


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