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Article Review: Haaksma, M. et al. (2019). Survival time tool to guide care planning in people with dementia. 

Katelyn Yunes, MS WKPIC Doctoral Intern   Haaksma and colleagues (2019) set out to determine factors that would facilitate accurate prediction of mortality rate in individuals with late-onset (i.e., ≥ age 65 at diagnosis) dementia. Participants were 55,076 individuals from … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid Catch-Up! Diabetes in Midlife Linked to Cognitive Decline 20 Years Later

  New research from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals informative and quite honestly startling data regarding the correlation between diabetes in midlife and cognitive decline in older age. There is a strong correlation between the declination … Continue reading

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