Patients with both Parkinson disease and type 2 diabetes were more likely to have cardiovascular comorbidities than those with only Parkinson disease.
Having high insulin at baseline was associated with a greater risk for incident diabetes mellitus compared with low insulin values.
Participants in this study were part of the Indianapolis-Ibadan Dementia Project that took place from 1992 to 2011 and were assessed for dementia every second or third year during follow-up.
Magnetic resonance imaging scans revealed smaller total brain tissue volume and a significant decrease in white matter volume in participants with prediabetes.
There is an increased rate of subsequent Parkinson disease among individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
CAPPRI Scale is Feasible for Assessing Health-Related Quality of Life in Diabetic Distal Sensorimotor PolyneuropathyJune 15, 2018
Investigators evaluated the performance of the CAPPRI in assessing health-related quality-of-life outcomes in patients with diabetic distal sensorimotor polyneuropathy.
Both patients with type 1 and patients with type 2 diabetes show overall worse cognition than people without diabetes.
Higher serum HDL-C is associated with better executive function among older patients with diabetes mellitus.
Chronic pain symptoms in patients with PDPN are effectively reduced with spinal cord stimulation.
Previous research has shown an association between some oral diabetes medications and lower incidence of dementia.
While the increase in cardiovascular risk factors is at least partially due to the obesity epidemic, the researchers believe the increase is multifactorial.
Rates of painful diabetic neuropathy are increasing along with the prevalence of diabetes.
Only 16% of patients had an adequate response to conventional therapy, with patients who didn't considered "non-responders."
For T2DM patients, FPG and HbA1c are independently associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers are looking into improving sleep in order to alleviate chronic pain.
Patients suffering from postherpetic nearalgia found relief taking gabapentin.
The researchers found that global mean cortical thickness was lower in the overweight/obese T2DM group.
An intensive lifestyle intervention including diet and exercise resulted in no improvements in cognitive impairment.
In addition to brain imaging, patients underwent cognitive tests to assess memory, executive function, and psychomotor speed.
Clinicians must keep this potentially increased risk in mind when prescribing long-term use of a specific anticholinergic drug to patients with DM suffering from OAB.
The researchers found that higher baseline HOMA-IR and fasting insulin levels were independent predictors of poorer verbal fluency performance.
As the population ages, and as both the incidence of diabetes and the survival rates after chemotherapy treatment increase, the number of patients with neuropathic pain is expected to rise.
New evidence on diabetic neuropathy has emerged since the ADA's last published a position statement in 2005.
The increased risk of stroke was only observed among patients with diabetes controlled by insulin.
Women who were pregnant and slept for less than 6 hours per night or had poor sleep quality had a greater risk of developing gestational diabetes.
The study supports previous findings of hyperarousal of the inflammatory system as a mechanism of insulin resistance.
Patients with type 2 diabetes and major depressive disorder spent a significant amount of time experiencing depressive episodes.
Ghrelin was a significant predictor for executive function impairment in patients with T2DM.
The findings are relevant for patients with insulin resistance but no history of diabetes.
All but one type of statin was associated with a dose-dependent neurprotective benefit against Parkinson's.
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