Higher Blood Glucose Levels Tied To Increased Dementia Risk.

The AP (8/8, Marchione) reports that according to a study published Aug. 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine, “higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia.” For that reason, investigators theorize that “keeping glucose at a healthy level” might be one way of trying to prevent Alzheimer’s.

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— “Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk, “By Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press, August 8, 2013.

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