Relation of diabetes to mild cognitive impairment.

  title={Relation of diabetes to mild cognitive impairment.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Alejandro Luchsinger and Christiane Reitz and Bindu Patel and M. Tang and Jennifer Jaie Manly and Richard P. Mayeux},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={64 4},
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes mellitus is an important risk factor for Alzheimer disease and is more prevalent in elderly minority persons compared with non-Hispanic white persons. OBJECTIVE To determine whether diabetes is related to a higher risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a transitional stage between normal cognition and Alzheimer disease, in a multiethnic cohort with a high prevalence of diabetes. DESIGN Longitudinal cohort study. SETTING Northern Manhattan in New York, NY… CONTINUE READING


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