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Study: Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk

Diabetes appears to increase the risk of dementia, which affects cognition and memory, according to Australian researchers who reviewed the results of 14 studies involving more than two million people. The analysis also included data on 100,000 dementia patients. People with Type II diabetes were found to be 60 percent more likely than people without diabetes to develop any form of dementia. In particular, they were at increased risk of vascular dementia, which affects blood flow to...

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