How do controllable risk factors for dementia vary by race, ethnicity?

Approximately 23% of people diagnosed in their 60s and later with Alzheimer’s disease or another related dementia have cases that can be explained by controllable risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, physical inactivity, and too little or too much sleep, and that percentage varies depending on race and ethnicity, according to a new study published in Neurology.

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