Accepted for Publication: May 19, 2012.
Published Online: August 20, 2012. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.3203
Author Contributions: Dr Gross had full access to all the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Gross, Jones, and Inouye. Acquisition of data: Yap and Inouye. Analysis and interpretation of data: Gross, Jones, Habtemariam, Fong, Tommet, Quach, Schmitt, and Inouye. Drafting of the manuscript: Gross, Jones, and Inouye. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Gross, Jones, Habtemariam, Fong, Tommet, Quach, Schmitt, Yap, and Inouye. Statistical analysis: Gross, Jones, Tommet, and Quach. Obtained funding: Inouye. Administrative, technical, and material support: Habtemariam, Tommet, Schmitt, Yap, and Inouye. Study supervision: Jones and Inouye.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by grants P01AG031720 from the National Institute on Aging (Dr Inouye), P50AG005134 from the National Institute on Aging through the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (Dr Inouye), and IIRG-08-88738 the Alzheimer's Association (Dr Inouye). Dr Gross was supported by a Translational Research in Aging fellowship T32AG023480-07 from the National Institutes on Aging. Dr Inouye holds the Milton and Shirley F. Levy Family Chair in Alzheimer's Disease, Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School.
Role of the Sponsors: Funders had no deciding roles in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Information: This work is dedicated to the memories of Mary Margaret Brady, Mitsuo Inouye, and Joshua Helfand.