Effects of comorbid cardiometabolic diseases and lifestyle activity on dementia

Takeaway

  • An active lifestyle may delay the onset of dementia by 3.50 years in people with comorbid cardiometabolic diseases (CMD), such as diabetes, heart diseases, and stroke.

Why this matters

    Evaluation of the effect of comorbid CMD on dementia may demonstrate an increased risk but an active lifestyle may mitigate that risk.