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Type 2 diabetes mellitus, cognition and brain in aging: a brief review

Kumar, Rajeev; Looi, Jeffrey; Raphael, Beverley


Diabetes mellitus is a complex disease with many potential complications. Whilst there have been inconsistent results in regard to an association between cognition and type 2 diabetes, there is evidence that verbal memory and processing speed are the cognitive domains usually impaired. In elderly diabetic subjects, other cognitive domains may also be involved, due to ageing. Glycemic control is implicated in the development of cognitive dysfunction, although more research is needed in this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Indian Journal of Psychiatry


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