Poorly Managed Diabetes Leads To An Increased Risk Of:

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Does diabetes -- or poorly-controlled diabetes -- lead to dementia?

I just read an OMG news story. That is to say, my initial reaction was "oh, my g-d, that's scary!" In the story, the writer indicates that "people who are diagnosed with diabetes before age 65 have more than double the chance of developing Alzheimer's disease." After reading the abstract of the study that was being discussed, however, my initial OMG reaction changed to "seems like just another lousy research study."

 

The abstract does conclude that diabetes with onset in mid-life increases...

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