COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN THE ELDERLY DIABETICS

Citation
M. Motta et al., COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN THE ELDERLY DIABETICS, Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, 1996, pp. 43-46
Citations number
10
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Geiatric & Gerontology
ISSN journal
0167-4943
Year of publication
1996
Supplement
5
Pages
43 - 46
Database
ISI
SICI code
0167-4943(1996):<43:CIITED>2.0.ZU;2-#
Abstract
In the elderly patients, cognitive impairment is often associated with diabetes, especially with memory loss. The underlying mechanism of th is phenomenon have not been cleared up. Metabolic changes can play an important role, because either low or high blood sugar levels can affe ct the cognitive performance. Here we report our preliminary data from an ongoing study on cerebrovascular deficits in diabetic elderly pati ents.