Livingston, G. et al. | Dementia prevention, intervention, and care | The Lancet , Volume 390 , Issue 10113 , 2673 – 2734
This article argues that there is a potential for better disease prevention and for care to offer more improvements to the lives of a growing number of people with dementia.
To reduce dementia incidence, article authors recommend active treatment of hypertension for all people over 45 without dementia. Furthermore, they estimate that interventions into such risk factors as childhood education, exercise, maintaining social engagement, reducing smoking, and management of hearing loss, depression, diabetes, and obesity might have the potential to delay or prevent a third of dementia cases.
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