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Diabetes Treatment may keep Dementia, Alzheimer’s at Bay

Patients on medication for Type 2 diabetes may be keeping Alzheimer’s disease away. University of Southern California Dornsife psychologists …

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Study: Dementia Presents Itself Differently Across Populations

A major new study from the Unversity of California, Davis Alzheimer’s Center has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with …

Smoking, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Obesity Each Linked to Unhealthy Brains

Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity, and diabetes, are linked to less …

Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia: Understanding the Role of Senior Care

Caring for a loved one past a certain age can be a difficult task, whether you are the person’s spouse, adult-child, or in-law. Care for …

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Link Between Hypoglycemia and Dementia Further Elucidated

Severe hypoglycemia has much more serious consequences in people who have both diabetes and dementia than those with diabetes alone, according to new …

High HbA1c Levels Over Long Periods Increase Dementia Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

Older adults with Type 1 diabetes with prolonged HbA1c levels of at least 8% are at least twice as likely to develop dementia, a new study suggests. …

Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes: Researchers in Hope for Inhibitors

Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available. …

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Metformin Associated With Increased Dementia Risk in African Americans With Diabetes

The use of metformin may be associated with an increased risk for dementia in older African Americans with type 2 diabetes, according to research …

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How to Keep Your Marbles

You may already know that keeping your blood glucose under tight control can help you avoid a variety of diabetic complications. But did you know …

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