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2020 Apr 24

J Alzheimers Dis

The Association of Osteoarthritis and Related Pain Burden to Incident Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Retrospective Cohort Study of U.S. Medicare Beneficiaries.


Emerging evidence suggests osteoarthritis (OA) and related symptom burden may increase risk for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD). However, longitudinal studies are sparse, and none have examined the potential mediating effects of mood or sleep disorders.