TITLE

Diabetes May Lead to Brain Cell Loss And Cognitive Issues

PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
PT in Motion;Jul2014, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic which found that people having diabetes and high blood pressure at the age of 40-64 are more likely to have brain cell loss and problems with memory and thinking skills, than people who do not have diabetes or high blood pressure or who develop it in old age. It is stated that the study found that midlife onset of diabetes adversely affect late-life cognition through loss of brain volume.
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96851908

 

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