Alzheimer’s Disease Duration and Outcome Vary According to Ethnoracial Groups, Study Finds

Alzheimer’s Disease Duration and Outcome Vary According to Ethnoracial Groups, Study Finds
Hispanic-American patients with Alzheimer's disease tend to live significantly longer after disease onset and with milder cognitive decline than African-Americans and non-Hispanic whites, a study reports. The study, “Ethnoracial differences in Alzheimer's disease from the FLorida Autopsied Multi-Ethnic (FLAME) cohort,” was published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia. Epidemiological data supports a higher incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States among Hispanic and African-Americans compared with non-Hispanic white individuals. Despite this, Hispanics with Alzheimer’s live longer than black
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2 comments

  1. Bob Roche says:

    I am interested in 1. Duration from onset.
    2. The different steps/progression and what is the next progression.

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