Glycated haemoglobin and cognitive decline: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study

  title={Glycated haemoglobin and cognitive decline: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study},
  author={Andrea L. Christman and Kuni Matsushita and Rebecca F. Gottesman and Thomas S Mosley and Anna Alonso and Josef Coresh and Felicia Hill-Briggs and Albert Richey Sharrett and Elizabeth Selvin},
This study aimed to examine the association between diabetes and hyperglycaemia—assessed by HbA1c—and change in cognitive function in persons with and without diabetes. This was a prospective cohort study of 8,442 non-diabetic and 516 diabetic participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. We examined the association of baseline categories of HbA1c with 6 year change in three measures of cognition: the digit symbol substitution test (DSST); the delayed word recall test… CONTINUE READING


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