Insulin Resistance Increases Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

July 30, 2015
News

An Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology, found a strong association between insulin resistance and memory function decline, increasing the risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Auriel Willette, a research scientist in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, says insulin resistance is common in people who are obese, pre-diabetic or have Type 2 diabetes.

http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2015/07/27/insulinmemory

 

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