6 November 2009

Diabetes is associated with a slower rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease

Does diabetes speed up memory loss in Alzheimer's disease?
American Academy of Neurology: 27 October 2009
Research has shown that diabetes increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease and the risk of memory loss in people who don't have Alzheimer's disease. But it hasn't been clear whether people with Alzheimer's disease and diabetes have more rapid memory loss than those who have Alzheimer's disease but no diabetes.

New research published in the October 27, 2009, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggests that those with both diseases actually have a slower rate of memory loss than people who had only Alzheimer's disease. … > full press release

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