Neurodegenerative disease: Diabetes, microvascular pathology and Alzheimer disease

@article{Kalaria2009NeurodegenerativeDD,
  title={Neurodegenerative disease: Diabetes, microvascular pathology and Alzheimer disease},
  author={Raj N Kalaria},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={305-306}
}
Epidemiological studies suggest that the risk of developing cognitive impairment and dementia is increased in individuals with diabetes mellitus, although the evidence from clinicopathological studies on neurodegenerative changes is at odds with these observations. A thorough appraisal of concomitant vascular changes in dementia might resolve this incongruity.