Neurodegenerative disorders associated with diabetes mellitus

  title={Neurodegenerative disorders associated with diabetes mellitus},
  author={Michael Ristow},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Medicine},
More than 20 syndromes among the significant and increasing number of degenerative diseases of neuronal tissues are known to be associated with diabetes mellitus, increased insulin resistance and obesity, disturbed insulin sensitivity, and excessive or impaired insulin secretion. This review briefly presents such syndromes, including Alzheimer disease, ataxia-telangiectasia, Down syndrome/trisomy 21, Friedreich ataxia, Huntington disease, several disorders of mitochondria, myotonic dystrophy… CONTINUE READING