16 June 2009

Dementia link to aggressive blood sugar control

Overly aggressive attempts to lower blood sugar associated with dementia risk, research finds
ABC Health Minute: 8 June 2009
Type 2 diabetes is the diabetes that comes on in adulthood and is actually much more complex than many doctors think; and since the most obvious manifestation is that your blood sugar goes up, there's a temptation to get the blood sugar under serious control. … > full story and download audio story

Journal article abstract:
Hypoglycaemia episodes and risk of dementia in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. JAMA 2009;301:1565-1572

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