TITLE

Diabetes Link Brings Alzheimer's Hope

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Pete
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Pharma DD: Tracking Discovery & Development;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the claimed link between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease (AD). It mentions that signaling pathways involving insulin that regulates blood glucose and also generate the brain lesions associated with AD are shown by epidemiological evidence. Individuals with borderline diabetes were at a 70 percent higher risk of developing dementia and AD than nondiabetics based on a nine-year study of 1,173 elderly people conducted by Swedish researchers.
ACCESSION #
23475285

 

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