Aerobic exercise improves cognition for older adults with glucose intolerance, a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Baker2010AerobicEI,
  title={Aerobic exercise improves cognition for older adults with glucose intolerance, a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Laura D. Baker and Laura Lewis Frank and Karen E Foster-Schubert and Pattie S. Green and Charles W Wilkinson and Anne Mctiernan and Brenna A. Cholerton and Stephen R. Plymate and Mark Fishel and Ginger S. Watson and Glen Duncan and Pankaj D. Mehta and Suzanne Craft},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={569-79}
}
Impaired glucose regulation is a defining characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) pathology and has been linked to increased risk of cognitive impairment and dementia. Although the benefits of aerobic exercise for physical health are well-documented, exercise effects on cognition have not been examined for older adults with poor glucose regulation associated with prediabetes and early T2DM. Using a randomized controlled design, twenty-eight adults (57-83 y old) meeting 2-h tolerance… CONTINUE READING

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