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Patients with a long duration of type 2 diabetes were found to have a lower total brain volume and gray and white matter volume than those without the disease.

Saczynski, Jane S., Sigurdur Siggurdsson, Palmi Jonsson, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Elin Olafsdottir, Olafur Kjartansson, Tamara B. Harris, Mark A. van Buchem, Vilmundur Gudnason, and Lenore J. Launer. Glycemic Status and Brain Injury in Older Individuals: The Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility–Reykjavik Study. Diabetes Care. 2009; 32(9): 1608-13. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/32/9/1608.long

Reference

Title
Glycemic Status and Brain Injury in Older Individuals: The Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility–Reykjavik Study
Publication
Diabetes Care
Publication Date
2009
Authors
Saczynski, Jane S., Sigurdur Siggurdsson, Palmi Jonsson, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Elin Olafsdottir, Olafur Kjartansson, Tamara B. Harris, Mark A. van Buchem, Vilmundur Gudnason, and Lenore J. Launer
Volume & Issue
Volume 32, Issue 9
Pages
1608-13
URL
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