Learning and memory: Restoring balance in diabetes

  title={Learning and memory: Restoring balance in diabetes},
  author={Katherine Ann Whalley},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
the risks to cardiovascular and general health that result from diabetes, its consequences for brain function are perhaps less well appreciated. However, the nervous system is by no means spared the negative influence of the disease, and diabetes has been linked to impairments in cognitive function in both patients and animal models. Mattson and colleagues now show that elevated levels of corticosterone contribute to these deficits. In humans with diabetes and in animal models of the disease… CONTINUE READING


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