Do we know enough to begin prevention interventions for dementia?

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This article reviews prior examples of successful prevention interventions and reviews whether comparable data are available to support a prevention campaign targeting later life cognitive decline and dementia. The evidence that risk factors for vascular disease-hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus-increase the incidence of dementia supports a prevention campaign now.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S86-S88
JournalAlzheimer's and Dementia
Issue number2 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007


  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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