This multiracial/multiethnic observational study finds that frequent vasomotor symptoms lasted more than 7 years during the menopausal transition for more than half of the women and persisted for 4.5 years after the final menstrual period. See the Invited Commentary by Richard-Davis and Manson.
To evaluate the association between hypoglycemia and dementia, Yaffe et al studied 783 older adults with diabetes mellitus who were participating in the prospective population-based Health ABC Study beginning in 1997. Dementia diagnosis and hypoglycemic events were determined during the follow-up period. See the Invited Commentary by Lipska and Montori.