Mustafa Gokce July 17, 2019

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease &Other Dementias®, Ahead of Print.
Background:The most common type of dementia is an Alzheimer’s disease which is a major concern in growing chronic diseases in the geriatric society, and its connection with biochemistry has not been sufficiently understood.Objective:This study aims to evaluate the effects of blood biochemistry on Alzheimer’s disease.Method:Eight participants aged 55+ with Alzheimer’s disease were analyzed. A cross-sectional work has conducted. Eighty patients have been divided into 2 groups as group A and group B according to laboratory findings including glycosylated hemoglobin, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TGA), vitamin D, folic acid, and vitamin B12. Mean Mini-Mental State Examination scores between these different 2 groups have been compared.Results:High levels of HDL, vitamin D, and folic acid correlate with cognitive scores, whereas high levels of total cholesterol, HbA1c, LDL show a negative effect on cognition scores.Conclusion:High-density lipoprotein, vitamin D, folic acid, cholesterol, HgA1c, and LDL have an effect on dementia.


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