Friday, 23 May 2014

Diabetes is Not Good for Brain

New research indicates, people with type 2 diabetes may lose more brain volume than is expected as they age. Diabetes affects the brain by causing damage to blood vessels and brain-cell degeneration. The findings of research (Conducted at University of Pennsylvania's Perleman School of Medicine in Philadelphia) links diabetes directly to brain atrophy, underscoring the importance of primary prevention and early management of diabetes in reducing the burden of dementia, particularly in older population.


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