Pathways from Co-occurrence of Poor Oral Health and Diabetes to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia (ADRD) and Mortality


Bei Wu

Dean's Professor in Global Health
Vice Dean, Research
Affiliated Professor, Ashman Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry
Co-director, NYU Aging Incubator
Funding source
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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This study will contribute to a better understanding of the risk profile of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) by providing empirical evidence on the combined risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and poor oral health for ADRD.

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