Hyperinsulinemia and risk of Alzheimer disease

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URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/15477536/

Journal: Neurology

Publication Date: 11/2004

Summary: Observational study of 683 American men >65 years old without dementia at baseline. Hyperinsulinemia is associated with a higher risk of AD and decline in memory.

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After studying 683 Americans above the age of 65, there was an association between high insulin levels and risk of Alzheimer's disease and decreased memory.

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