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Importance of hypoglycemia on the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in elderly subjects with diabetes mellitus

Authors Muratli S, Tufan F, Soyluk O, Bahat G, Karan MA

Received 6 August 2015

Accepted for publication 2 October 2015

Published 3 November 2015 Volume 2015:10 Pages 1789—1791

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S93925

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Richard Walker


Sevilay Muratli,1 Fatih Tufan,2 Ozlem Soyluk,2 Gulistan Bahat,1 M Akif Karan1

1Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, 2Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

We read the article on the study of "Link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease: from epidemiology to mechanism and treatment" by Li et al.1 The review is very detailed and rational, considering the link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease and giving a new outlook as type 3 diabetes. It provides important information about the effects of the hyperglycemic complications of diabetes and treatment of dementia.

View original paper by Li et al

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