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Diabetes and Dementia

September 18, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes has long been associated with serious complications such as strokes, heart attacks and limb amputations. Yet long-term poorly controlled diabetes may bring about complications that may not be as dreadful and life-threatening but are debilitating to the individual just the same. One such complication is dementia. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes Delusional Disorder

September 6, 2015 Category :Emotional Wellness 0

Have you seen a person who believes in things which are untrue, unreasonable and sometimes weird? If yes, that person is suffering from delusions. A person who suffers delusion is someone who is very convinced that his beliefs are real. This person thinks differently compared to a normal person. He or she tends to imagine things which do not exist. Delusion, in medical sense, is believed to be a medical syndrome that happens when created or imagines visions or fantasy are being prioritized by a person. This is a medical impairment that is hard to cure. Sometimes, it is related to diabetes. People who are suffering from diabetes do have this disease.

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Coffee Health Benefits

April 12, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Coffee is very common beverage that is often drunk to get a person going in the morning. In some cases, especially for night shift employees like call center agents, coffee is used to keep oneself up and awake. This is precisely because coffee can increase energy levels as it contains a stimulant called caffeine. The caffeine that travels in the brain blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter called Adenosine and increase neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and dopamine that improve cognitive function including memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, and reaction times. Needless to say, Coffee also helps protect brain as it increases its power to resist development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Diabetes plus Depression leads to Dementia

April 29, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If you have diabetes, don’t stay blue. This may lead to dementia later on, according to a study.

The study compared dementia in diabetic patients with or without depression. Prior research has established that both diabetes and depression are risk factors for dementia, but few studies have looked into the combined effects of the two.

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Hypoglycemia Increases Risk for Dementia

November 15, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Older patients with type 2 diabetes risk having dementia if their blood sugars fall way below normal according to a new study. This further ignites the controversy of whether or not diabetes patients should be treated aggressively to achieve strict blood sugar control.

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