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The diabetic brain

Nature Reviews Endocrinology volume 13, pages 570571 (2017) | Download Citation

Dementia is a complication associated with diabetes mellitus. Evidence suggests that patients with diabetes mellitus who have dementia have a unique form of the disease, albeit with similarities to vascular dementia. A recent study by Juraj Secnik and colleagues confirms this suggestion and provides insights into the clinical characteristics and treatment of the disorder.

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  1. John E. Morley is at the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 S. Grand Boulevard M238, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA.

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