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Efficacy of a medical food on cognition in Alzheimer’s disease: results from secondary analyses of a randomized, controlled trial

Objective: To investigate the extent that baseline cognitive impairment and intake adherence affected the 13-item Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale – cognitive subscale (ADAS-cog) intervention response of a medical food in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) patients. DESIGN/SETTING/PARTICIPANTS /INTERVENTION/MEASUREMENTS: This analysis was performed on data from a proof-of-concept study, consisting of a 12-week, double-blind, randomized, controlled, multicenter trial, […]

Effect of a medical food on body mass index and activities of daily living in patients with Alzheimer’s disease: secondary analyses from a randomized, controlled trial

Objectives: To investigate the effect of a medical food (Souvenaid) on body mass index (BMI) and functional abilities in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD). DESIGN/SETTING/PARTICIPANTS/INTERVENTION /MEASUREMENTS: These analyses were performed on data from a 12-week, double-blind, randomized, controlled, multicenter, proof-of-concept study with a similarly designed and exploratory 12-week extension period. Patients with mild AD […]

Quality of life of nursing‐home residents with dementia subject to surveillance technology versus physical restraints: An explorative study

Objective: As physical restraints should only be used in exceptional cases, there is an urgent need for alternatives to restraint use. Surveillance technology could be such an alternative. This study explored whether nursing-home residents with dementia subjected to surveillance technology had better quality of life scores for mood, behavioral and societal dimensions than residents with […]