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07/01/2013 10:33 am ET

The Diabetes-Dementia Connection

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Researchers with the University of California-Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center have found that protein secreted with insulin travels through the bloodstream and accumulates in the brains of individuals with type 2 diabetes and dementia. This protein accumulates in the same manner as the amyloid beta Αβ plaques that are associated with Alzheimer's disease.

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