High Blood Sugar Linked to Higher Risk for Dementia

Dementia refers to a group of disorders that affect a person’s thinking skills, causing symptoms such as short-term memory loss, reduced attention span and impaired reasoning skills. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 35 million people worldwide. Although the exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease is unknown, new research is suggesting a link between high blood sugar and the eventual development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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