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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.

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Virtually all the modern medical miracles we know today began their road to routine practice through clinical trials. This includes vaccinations for flu, measles, and polio; cancer treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy; drugs to treat HIV, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as common antibiotics that are used to treat a variety of infections.

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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