Individuals Diagnosed With Diabetes In Their 50s May Have Higher Risk Of Mental Decline By Their 70s

The New York Times (12/2, Bakalar) “Well” blog reports that research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that individuals “diagnosed with diabetes in their 50’s are significantly more likely than others to suffer mental decline by their 70’s.” Researchers “examined 13,351 black and white adults, aged 48 to 67, for diabetes and prediabetes using self-reported physician diagnoses and glucose control tests.”

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— “Diabetes in Midlife Tied to Memory Problems Late in Life,” Nicholas Bakalar, New York Times, December 1, 2014.

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