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After initial dip, dementia risk rises with diabetes duration


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Age and Ageing
Reuters Health - 12/01/2022  - A new study shows dementia risk follows a U-shape curve after a diagnosis of type-2 diabetes, dropping for nearly five years and then rising again with longer disease duration.  "We identified a non-linear association of type 2 diabetes duration and the risk of dementia. Physicians should closely monitor cognitive function in diabetic patients beyond the first few years after diagnosis, because the later increase in dementia occurred in all treatment groups," Dr. Constantin Reinke of the University of Rostock, in Germany, and colleagues write in Age and Ageing.  In recent decades, the global prevalence of both diabetes and dementi...


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