Premature aging is a characteristic of adults with Down Syndrome. In addition, dementia, or memory loss and impaired judgment similar to Alzheimer disease. To determine the prevalence of common medical problems in adults with Down's syndrome, and to assess current practice regarding medical surveillance of.
However, in contrast, the needs of adults, and the importance of supporting .. Carefully preparing and supporting people with Down's syndrome for adult life. The approach to primary care for adults with Down's syndrome is similar to that for the general adult population, with the addition of screening.
Down syndrome is the most frequently occurring chromosomal abnormality in humans, and in there were 69 live births of. Adults with Down syndrome are now reaching old age on a regular basis and are commonly living into their 50s, 60s and 70s. While there are many exciting.