Thursday, November 06, 2008

Physical health of Alzheimer's sufferers

People diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease can live for anything between three and nine years afterwards. A survey of 323 people who had no memory problems at the start of the study but who later went on to develop dementia found that people with diabetes were twice as likely to die sooner rather than later and people with high blood pressure were two-and-a-half times more likely to die earlier.

You can find out more about this research at

http://psychcentral.com/news/2008/11/05/co-morbidities-can-be-deadly-for-alzheimers/3268.html

1 comment:

Justin said...

Try going here...

http://over40andfighting.com/illnessesalzheimer.asp

it's about alzheimer's and how to prevent it...

:)