Study: Midlife diabetes may cause damage to brain

03/20/2014 | HealthDay News

A study of more than 1,400 patients with an average age of 80 showed those who had developed type 2 diabetes from age 40 to 64 showed smaller brains and hippocampi than patients without diabetes. Researchers also found those who had diabetes were more likely to suffer micro-strokes in the brain and thinking and memory problems compared with the nondiabetes arm. The results appear in Neurology.

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