volume 79, issue 1, P37-46 2021
DOI: 10.3233/jad-201176
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Rebecca Zingel, Jens Bohlken, Steffi Riedel-Heller, Sebastian Barth, Karel Kostev

Abstract: Background: No studies have been conducted to date on the association between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), statin use classified into low, medium, and high statin dosages, and dementia in German general practices. Objective: The goal of this retrospective case-control study was to investigate the relationship between elevated LDL-C, statins, and dementia in elderly persons followed in general practices in Germany. Methods: This study included patients aged 65 or older with an initial dementia d…

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