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Diabetes May Cause the Brain to Shrink

By |April 30, 2014|Categories: Breaking News, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , |

The link between diabetes and dementia has been documented before, but a new study sheds light on why the two may be connected. Diabetes may cause the brain to shrink, according to research from a group of prominent radiologists.

Brain Size of Diabetics

Memory issues and other cognitive problems in diabetics were once thought to be the result of blood clots in the brain, but this theory is being overshadowed by a new one of great interest to researchers. The recent study found that individuals with diabetes might experience cognitive problems not because of blood clots, but because cells in their brain[…]

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