Increased A1C, BMI tied to poor cognitive function

01/6/2013 | DailyRx.com

Elevated blood glucose levels and BMI were associated with poor cognitive function, a study in Diabetes Care indicated. Data on 1,172 participants showed those with higher A1C were 1.75 times more likely than those with lower levels to have poor digit symbol substitution test scores, while people with the highest BMI had more than a twofold increased risk of the lowest cognitive function test scores than those with lower BMI.

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