High rates of dementia in older adults after starting dialysis

August 9th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Older adults who initiate dialysis for kidney failure face a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Certain risk factors were linked this higher risk. Older hemodialysis patients with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease had a high risk of early death.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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