Severe hypoglycemia and cognitive decline in older people with type 2 diabetes: the Edinburgh type 2 diabetes study.

@article{Feinkohl2014SevereHA,
  title={Severe hypoglycemia and cognitive decline in older people with type 2 diabetes: the Edinburgh type 2 diabetes study.},
  author={Insa Feinkohl and Phyu Phyu Aung and Mark{\'e}ta Keller and Christine M. Robertson and J R Morling and Stela McLachlan and Ian J. Deary and Brian M Frier and Mark W. J. Strachan and Jackie F. Price},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={507-15}
}
OBJECTIVE People with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of age-related cognitive decline and dementia. Hypoglycemia is a candidate risk factor, but the direction of association between episodes of severe hypoglycemia and cognitive decline in type 2 diabetes remains uncertain. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In the Edinburgh Type 2 Diabetes Study, cognitive function was assessed in 831 adults with type 2 diabetes (aged 60-75 years) at baseline and after 4 years. Scores on seven… CONTINUE READING