Diabetes, markers of brain pathology and cognitive function: the Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study.

@article{Qiu2014DiabetesMO,
  title={Diabetes, markers of brain pathology and cognitive function: the Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study.},
  author={C Qiu and Sigurdur E Sigurdsson and Qian Zhang and Mar{\'i}a K J{\'o}nsd{\'o}ttir and Olafur Kjartansson and Gudny Eir{\'i}ksdott{\'i}r and Melissa E. Garcia and Tamara B. Harris and Mark A. van Buchem and Vilmundur Gudnason and Lenore J. Launer},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={138-46}
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated whether, and the extent to which, vascular and degenerative lesions in the brain mediate the association of diabetes with poor cognitive performance. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 4,206 participants (age > 65 years; 57.8% women) of the Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study. Data were collected through interview, clinical examination, psychological testing, and laboratory tests. The composite scores on memory, information-processing speed… CONTINUE READING
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