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Association of Type 2 Diabetes with Depression, Brain Atrophy, and Reduced Fine Motor Speed in a 60 to 64 year old Community Sample

Kumar, Rajeev; Anstey, Kaarin; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Wen, Wei; Sachdev, Perminder Singh

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OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship of diabetes mellitus to depression, cognition, and structural brain anatomical variables in a 60-64-year-old community-dwelling sample. The authors hypothesized that subjects with Type 2 diabetes are more likely to be depressed, have more brain atrophy, and poorer cognitive function compared with nondiabetic comparison subjects. METHODS: A random sample of 478 subjects aged 60-64 years from a larger community sample were interviewed and underwent physical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36501
Source: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e31818b40fc

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