Sunday, December 1, 2013

Type 2 Diabetes Patients Have a 50% Greater Risk of Dementia


Researchers studied a cohort of 14,891 patients aged 55+ in the Kaiser Permanente Diabetes Registry who initiated any diabetes pharmacotherapy between October 1999 and November 2001.

Type 2 Diabetes Patients Have a 50% Greater Risk of Dementia

1487 (9.9 percent) patients were diagnosed with dementia in the 5 year follow-up period.

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Original article Alzheimer's Reading Room