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The Scary Way Diabetes Affects Thinking Skills And Brain Function

A growing body of research is finding that diabetes can take as devastating a toll on the brain as it takes on the body. A new study published this week in the journal Neurology shows that people with Type 2 diabetes demonstrate a decline in cognitive skills and ability to perform daily activities over the course of only two years.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

One potential linkage is increased insulin resistance making it more difficult for adequate glucose to get to the brain to make adequate levels of ATP.

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