Diabetes Ups Alzheimer's Risk by 65 Percent

Having diabetes appears to be linked to a 65 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. This is a significant issue considering that one in five Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, however it also means there may be things people can do to stave off Alzheimer's. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented and even reversed with diet and exercise.

Yahoo! News May 17, 2004

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