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Midlife Diabetes Increases Risk for Decline in Memory, Thinking

According to CBS News, midlife diagnosis of diabetes can take a different toll on your health, raising the risk for a nearly decline in memory and thinking. A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine looked at participants’ thinking and memory over 20 years, finding that individuals with the worst cognitive decline were patients whose diabetes was poorly controlled. Researchers also discovered that people with higher blood sugar levels were at greater risk for cognitive decline, though the link between the two remains unclear.

Read the article published by CBS News.

Read the study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.