Anemia and risk of dementia in older adults: findings from the Health ABC study.

03 Sep 2013Hong CH1, Falvey C, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Satterfield S, Ferrucci L, Metti AL, Patel KV, Yaffe K.

Among older adults, anemia is associated with an increased risk of developing dementia.

Cohort Study
1 effect
11 years
2522 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Anemia Lymphatic outcome
Anemia
Lymphatic system

Dementia Brain outcome
Increased risk of Dementia
Brain system

High evidence
64.0%