Articles tagged with: diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power

Diabetics with high blood sugar levels score worse on tests of brain power later in life than those whose levels are under control, according to a new U.S. study.

The findings suggest that people who control their blood sugar or glucose levels early in life may also protect their brain's health, but the topic needs further study, the researchers write in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

New NIH Study: Diet and Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Not Effective?

New NIH Study: Diet and Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Not Effective?

People with type 2 diabetes, all 24 million of them in the United States alone, have undoubtedly heard the chapter and verse – change your diet, lose weight, and exercise more – if you want to reduce the risk of heart disease...

Clinical Trial: Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Memory Loss and Alzheimers Disease

Clinical Trial: Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Memory Loss and Alzheimers Disease

Elevated Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Over the past decade, more and more studies have linked blood sugar (glucose) levels to problems with memory – up to and including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease – especially for people with diabetes.

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