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Obesity can increase dementia risk by up to 80 percent
Date:5/7/2008

developing Alzheimers Disease and for men when it came to vascular dementia.

The authors estimate that 12 per cent of the dementia risk in the study population could be attributed to obesity, with this rising to just over 21 per cent in patients with Alzheimers Disease.

Its estimated that up to 10 per cent of people aged 65 or more suffer from some form of dementia and two-thirds of those have Alzheimers Disease.

There has been controversy about the links between obesity and dementia for a number of years, but previous findings have been mixed and inconclusive says Dr Wang.

The advantage of carrying out a meta-analysis is that it provides researchers with access to a large number of study subjects and it is possible to iron out the inconsistencies and come to overarching conclusions.

Our detailed analysis clearly shows a U-shaped relationship between weight and dementia, with people who are obese or underweight facing a greater risk.

We believe that our results show that reducing the prevalence of obesity is a promising strategy for preventing the progression of normal ageing into Alzheimers Disease.


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