Category Archives: single nucleotide polymorphisms

Researchers identify genetic markers linking type 2 diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease.

One of the major long-term complications of  type 2 diabetes is an increased risk for developing AD.  While previous studies strongly suggested a causative role of diabetes in the onset and progression of AD dementia, the specific mechanistic interactions connecting diabetes and AD had not been previously described.  Now, a new study from researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine

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