Researchers report that executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, which may increase the risk of dimentia later in life for people living with diabetes.
Researchers have found that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons may be the underlying mechanism.
People with type 2 diabetes have double the risk of developing dementia, and this new development shows how the diseases may be linked without having Alzheimer’s Disease.
More evidence has been found that links Alzheimer’s, which is a disease that robs people of their memories, and elevated blood sugar levels. [Read more…]
People with type 1 diabetes show signs of accelerated aging and slower information processing. Study suggests that middle-aged type 1 diabetics should be screened for cognitive difficulties.
Depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus were each associated with an increased risk for dementia and that risk was even greater among individuals diagnosed with both depression and diabetes. [Read more…]