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Higher normal fasting plasma glucose is associated with hippocampal atrophy: the PATH Study

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Anstey, Kaarin


OBJECTIVES: Substantial evidence showing an association between type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cerebral atrophy, cognitive impairment, and dementia is accumulating. However, relatively little is known about the subclinical effects of high plasma glucose levels within the normal range. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between plasma glucose levels and hippocampal and amygdalar atrophy in a sample of 266 cognitively healthy individuals free of T2D, aged 60-64 years, taking part...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-09-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Neurology 79.10 (2012): 1019-26
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31826846de


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