Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Comorbidities

Jasvinder P. Chawla, MD, MBA


September 07, 2023

Alzheimer's disease is associated with a wide range of comorbid diseases that are also more common in older individuals. Most of the comorbidities associated with Alzheimer’s disease, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), are closely related to inflammation. In regard to treating Alzheimer’s disease and its comorbidities, diseases that share dysregulated pathways are likely to share some therapeutic targets, representing an important direction for ongoing investigation into Alzheimer’s disease.

Are you familiar with the comorbidities seen with Alzheimer's disease? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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