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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Hispanics face unique Alzheimer's challenges

Alzheimer's specialists in Chicago have recently launched a new effort to educate the city's Latino population about the disease, as it affects Latinos about seven years earlier than it does white Americans.

Experts say that low-income levels, language barriers and access to medical care contribute to higher rates of diabetes and high-blood pressure in Latinos, making them more susceptible to Alzheimer's, according to the Chicago Tribune. This has caused what the Alzheimer's Association refers to as a public health crisis. Read more...


  1. Note that diabetes and high blood pressure are listed as contributors for Alzheimer's.

  2. Interesting post. Thanks!


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