Scan comparing a healthy patient with one suffering from Alzheimers

Links Between Diabetes and Alzheimers

New Swedish research has revealed a link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

Published Wednesday in the medical journal “Neurology” the Uppsala University study finds that men who have diabetes in middle age have a significantly increased risk of developing Alzheimers later in life.

The research, conducted over more than three decades, involved 2200 men in this country who underwent testing for diabetes at age of 50.

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