Sleep 2021 Mar 26. Epub 2021 Mar 26.
University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine, Department of Neurology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.
Study Objectives: To examine associations between PAP therapy, adherence and incident diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and dementia not-otherwise-specified (DNOS) in older adults.
Methods: This retrospective study utilized Medicare 5% fee-for-service claims data of 53,321 beneficiaries, aged 65+, with an OSA diagnosis prior to 2011. Study participants were evaluated using ICD-9 codes for neurocognitive syndromes [AD(n=1,057), DNOS(n=378), and MCI(n=443)] that were newly-identified between 2011-2013. Read More