What is it about?
Uncontrolled blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol levels and unhealthy weight collaboratively are disastrous to vital organs in our body. This paper examines the effect of these risk factors on brain health in 3 racial groups
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Why is it important?
We know that elevated metabolic risk factors serve as a risk for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. We investigated the association between metabolic risk factors and brain health in three racial groups. Our findings highlight the important of all inclusive research to fully understand how metabolic risk factors impact various racial/ethnic groups.
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This page is a summary of: Effect of Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors on Processing Speed and Executive Function in Three Racialized Groups, Journal of Alzheimer s Disease, March 2023, IOS Press,
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