1Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Karolinska Institutet-Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.
Diabetes is associated with poor performance on cognitive tests of information-processing speed and executive function. The association is largely mediated by markers of both neurodegeneration and cerebrovascular disease. Older people with diabetes should be monitored for cognitive problems and brain lesions.
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