27 April 2009

Hypoglycemia and dementia link

Severe hypoglycemia linked with higher risk of dementia for older adults with diabetes
JAMA: 14 April 2009
Having hypoglycemic (low blood sugar level) episodes that are severe enough to require hospitalization are associated with a greater risk of dementia for older adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study in the April 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on diabetes. … > full press release : watch video : reviewed by MedPage Toady

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