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Dementia in the Asian Community

September 16, 2021

From the Medical News Today website

The Asian community is very diverse, so it is difficult to draw conclusions on how different genetic, cultural, and environmental factors contribute to dementia in these populations.

One 2018 study noted the Filipino community had the most cases of dementia within the Asian population over the course of a 14-year investigation. However, the authors noted that Filipino Americans, and the Asian community overall, had lower rates of dementia than white Americans. 

Read on to learn more about dementia in the Asian community, including prevalence figures and the potential stigma around this condition.

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