Without Proper Control, Diabetes May Lead to Mental Decline
In middle age, taking care of yourself now could mean avoiding a health crisis later — and that may go double for diabetes patients. Middle-aged diabetes patients may have a raised risk for mental decline later in life.
Diabetes May Slow the Middle-Aged Brain
As people age, their brains may not work at full speed. For middle-aged people with type 2 diabetes, a decline in brain function may be more likely than for those who don’t have the disease.
Staying Fit to Fend off Illness
The risk for various health problems increases with age. But there are steps people can take to help minimize these risks, and exercise seems to be one of those steps.
Scientists Discover Gene Linked to Alzheimer's and Diabetes
Scientists have deciphered how a gene works. They were aided in part by the gene's link to both Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes, which could prompt new treatment options.