The Impact of Diet Type on Weight Loss in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease &Other Dementias®, Volume 36, Issue , January-December 2021. Objectives: To compare differences in weight loss in patients with Alzheimer’s disease on normal, diabetic, or texture-modified diets. Methods: This prospective interventional study examined the data of patients with Alzheimer’s disease who were admitted to a long-term care hospital in Japan from February to April 2013. Dietary elements and weight loss over a 3-month period were examined. Re...
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Trends in Mortality Rates for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Over 30 Years in China

American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease &Other Dementias®, Volume 36, Issue , January-December 2021. Objective: This study examines trends in the mortality of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in China from 1990 to 2019. Methods: The data were drawn from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD 2019), and an age–period–cohort model was used for analysis. Results: The net drift was .152% (95% confidence interval [CI]: .069%, .235%) per year for men (P < .05) and .024% (95% CI: −...
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Gender Differences in Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Among Community-Dwelling Mexican Americans Aged 80 and Older

American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease &Other Dementias®, Volume 36, Issue , January-December 2021. Background and ObjectivesTo assess gender differences in prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) among community-dwelling Mexican Americans ≥80 years. Research Design and Methods: Using data from Wave 7 (2010–2011) of the Hispanic Established Population for the Epidemiological Study of the Elderly, we analyzed the NPS of 914 participants as determined by the Neuropsychiatric Inventory ...
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Development of the Subjective Cognitive Decline Scale for Mandarin-Speaking Population

American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease &Other Dementias®, Volume 36, Issue , January-December 2021. Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) has been considered a high-risk group preceding mild cognitive impairment (MCI). However, methods to quantify and track the complaints have not been well-established. The present study aimed to develop a questionnaire tailored for Mandarin-speaking individuals with SCD. A total of 175 adults aged above 55 years completed a comprehensive set of items evaluat...
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