Assessing premorbid cognitive ability in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus--a review with implications for future intervention studies.

@article{Wong2014AssessingPC,
  title={Assessing premorbid cognitive ability in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus--a review with implications for future intervention studies.},
  author={Rachel Heloise Xiwen Wong and Andrew Scholey and Peter R C Howe},
  journal={Current diabetes reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={
          547
        }
}
Associations between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and accelerated cognitive decline are well established. However, the sensitivity of neuropsychological tests to detect early deficits in cognitively normal adults with T2DM is unknown. This review examined cognitive domains and specific neuropsychological tests that are impaired in T2DM, based on clinically significant differences (effect sizes >0.5) between T2DM and groups without T2DM. Nine cross-sectional studies were identified which… CONTINUE READING

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