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Risk for Dementia Increases in Individuals with Hypertension

But the association with between hypertension, diabetes, and dementia is not clear…. Previous studies have found a correlation between individuals with hypertension and diabetes, and the subsequent development of dementia. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to analyze the effect of diabetes and hypertension on cognitive scores conducted on ...

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Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Ed., Excerpt #24: Psychological and Psychiatric Problems in Diabetes

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Rudy Bilous, MD, FRCP Richard Donnelly, MD, PHD, FRCP, FRACP Particular groups of patients with diabetes are at risk of different psychological problems (Table 25.1). Many chil­dren show remarkable resilience to the diagnosis of diabetes, but about one-third have some temporary psychological distress, mostly ‘adjustment disorders’ such as difficulty in sleeping, depression, ...

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