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High blood pressure suggested as link between diabetes and dementia

New research has found diabetics who go on to develop dementia display higher blood pressure for years before cognitive decline appears, compared to diabetics who don't develop dementia

Researchers have long detected higher rates of dementia in people with type 2 diabetes. New findings from Imperial College London are offering clues to why that may be the case, indicating that cardiometabolic factors associated with diabetes, such as increased blood pressure, could be contributing to the development of dementia.

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