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Diabetes Can Shrink Your Brain

Having type 2 diabetes (mellitus) in midlife can cause brain atrophy, memory loss, and cognitive impairment as an older adult, according to a recent study published in the journal Neurology. Over 1,430 adults (average age 80) were recruited from the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, a multi-year project designed to investigate risk factors for cognitive… Read More »

Think Your Blood Sugar Level is Normal? Think Again.

A pair of research studies have recently pointed out the risk for cognitive impairment with elevated blood glucose readings, including levels that are currently considered high-range normal. In the first study, published in Archives of Neurology, researchers assessed over 700 people with Type 2 diabetes over a period of 10 years, looking at cognitive health… Read More »