Saturday, July 26, 2008

Type 2 diabetes and dementia

Those who have Type 2 diabetes and dementia should eat healthy meals because
Older adults with diabetes experience memory declines immediately after unhealthy meal

Can be offset by taking antioxidant vitamins with meal, but healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is best defense

June 26, 2008 – Older adults with type 2 diabetes who eat unhealthy, high-fat meals may experience memory declines immediately afterward, according to new research. But, the study found this can be offset by taking antioxidant vitamins with the meal.

There is already growing evidence linking diabetes to cognitive complications in humans. Adults with type 2 diabetes are especially vulnerable to acute meal-induced memory deficits after eating unhealthy foods

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