Title

Understanding the link between dementia and diabetes

Document Type

Article

Publisher

IOS Press

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

Comments

Originally published as : Martins, R. N. (2017). Understanding the Link between Dementia and Diabetes. Journal of Alzheimer's disease: Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 59(2), 389. Article can be found here

Abstract

The concept that type 2 diabetes (T2D)/insulin resistance is associated with dementia risk and pathogenesis has gained momentum over the past few decades. However, there are still gaps in our understanding of the direct/indirect impact of T2D on dementia risk, onset or progression and underlying pathological mechanisms.

DOI

10.3233/JAD-170309